12/50.- Washington DC, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial


Walking East from Lincoln Memorial, North of the Reflecting Pool, you get to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial comprises three sections: the black Marble with the names of the 58,183 deceased, a statue of three soldiers and the Veterans Women's Memorial.

The Vietnam War was fought between the the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) and the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) between 1959 and 1975. The war ended with the defeat of the American Supported Republic of Vietnam, and the unification of Vietnam under a communist regime.

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