Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

8/11/2007

25 years later, Vietnam war memorial is top draw in Washington

Hundreds of people gathered Wednesday to mark the 25th anniversary of the most visited monument in Washington: a stark black memorial to those who died in the unpopular Vietnam war.

Busloads of children on school trips, World War II and Vietnam veterans, and foreign tourists filed slowly past the shining black granite monument that nests in the green landscape of the National Mall, as people took turns to read out the names of the 58,000 people who died in Vietnam. for more click here

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