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 tourist route planner to visit Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial on your trip to Canberra, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We enjoyed walking down Anzac Parade in Canberra and stopping to see the many Memorials, thanks to all the Australians who served in the Vietnam campaign:O)  more »
  • .....for all the fallen. All along this street you can see short memorials as you progress up the hill. Walk it....it's worth it.  more »
  • This simple memorial is sophisticated and thoughtful. Just stop for a few minutes of reflection on the way to the war memorial. an inspired design that has stood the test of time. One of the first mem...  more »