Map of the Area Around
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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The Memorial Wall, designed by Maya Lin, is made up of two gabbro walls 246 feet 9 inches (75 m) long. Stone for the wall came from Bangalore, India. The walls are sunk into the ground, with the earth behind them.
The Memorial honors members of the U.S. armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War, service members who died in service in Vietnam/South East Asia, and those service members who were unaccounted for during the War.
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