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Vietnam Women's Memorial, Washington DC
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The Vietnam Women's Memorial is a memorial dedicated to the women of the United States who served in the Vietnam War, most of whom were nurses. It serves as a reminder of the importance of women in the conflict. It depicts three uniformed women with a wounded soldier. It is part of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and is located on National Mall in Washington D.C., a short distance south of The Wall, north of the Reflecting Pool.It was designed by Glenna Goodacre and dedicated on November 11, 1993.
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  • This is to celebrate the 8 who were sacrificed during the Viet Nam war located in the Washington, DC women's nurse. It is a free 24-hour Park. To learn about history.
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  • This monument poignantly portrays the sacrifice of the Vietnam conflict. The items left below the granite panels add meaning to the inscribed names. Do not miss the Goodacre statue of nurses and servi...  more »
  • From the bronze statue of young GI's, to the beautiful black marble walls inscribed with names of war dead, this is a sobering memorial. Volunteers, frequently present, can help you locate the names o...  more »
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  • Faith Hope and Mercy the three woman of Vietnam what a moving tribute. The expression and craftsmanship are wonderful. Everyone should visit this place to take in the history of this great nation and to pay respect to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice to ensure that we all live free.
  • An awesome tribute to the women's effort, bravery, and contribution to the war.
  • Glenna Goodacre's craftsmanship (craftswomanship?) is remarkable. The statue is beautiful. I definitely recommend visiting this monument if you ever go to D.C.
  • Finally got to see this monument. Really hits home for a Veteran
  • The Vietnam Woman's Memorial (in Washington, DC) is a great place to stop and relax when touring the National Mall. It's a short walk from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial (the Wall) but it stands on it's own very well (along with the nearby Three Soldiers statue). If you're in to photography this is a great place to get shots since it's never as crowded with visitors as some of the other memorials. At night it's lit up for a seriously awesome picture.