TITLE

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
World Almanac & Book of Facts;2008, p587
SOURCE TYPE
Almanac
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An almanac entry for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is presented. Originally dedicated November 13, 1982, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial recognizes the men and women who served in the armed forces in the Vietnam War. The names of more than 58,000 U.S. citizens who lost their lives or remain missing are inscribed on a V-shaped black-granite wall, designed by Maya Ying Lin. On November 11, 1993, the Vietnam Women's Memorial, designed by Glenna Goodacre, was dedicated, honoring the more than 11,500 women who served in Vietnam.
ACCESSION #
28822015

 

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