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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  • This century monument to just war fight age far not read Museum finish, can walk with a foot over the future. Very appropriate historical love good. Century monument in front of a Chair Zhang stone to facilitate participant views views to see century monument to Wikipedia.
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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 »

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