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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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Over 58,000 names of those who died or were listed as missing in the Vietnam War are carved in the black granite memorial, which begins with the inscription: "In honor of the men and women of the Armed Forces of the United States who served in the Vietnam War. The names of those who gave their lives and of those who remain missing are inscribed in the order they were taken from us."

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March 13, 2008
Every-name searchable image of The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the "Wall," in Washington, DC.


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Record information

Record information is compiled from two databases provided by The National Archives:

The data provided in the older databases does not always have the detail we are accustomed to today. For example, for racial categories, only American Indian, Caucasian, Malayan, Asian, African-American, and Not Available were included as options.

If you find missing or inaccurate information for someone, we encourage you to leave a comment with the additional or corrected data.


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