Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial, Canberra

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A sober, poignant memorial to the Australians who served during the course of the 1962 to 1973 war in Vietnam, the imposing angular shape of Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial towers above Canberra’s ANZAC parade. The memorial encompasses three concrete stelae rising from a moat, as well as a wall with 33 quotations recalling important military and political events. Use our Canberra trip planning site to add Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial and other attractions to your Canberra vacation plans.
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  • The walk along Anzac Parade was a great precursor to the day at the Australian War Memorial. An easy stroll and the detail by the artists in some of the exhibits, fantastic. One downer, I thought the ...  more »
  • Its hard to describe the feeling you get visiting it reminds me of friends and family past and present who served survived and died .  more »
  • This memorial very powerfully conveys the experiences of our Vietnam veterans. Standing inside it can be eerily quiet. The names of all of our people who died in that war are in the ring that is suspe...  more »
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  • This is not a traditional monument. Very modern and stylish. It has etched pictures, raw concrete blocks, and feels like taking off being dispatched by helicopter.
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