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Monument to the Heroes of Vietnam

View from the entrance to the memorial
Monument to the Heroes of Vietnam
Maya Lin
Jardines de la Constitucion. Washington D.C., U.S.. 1982

It is a national memorial that honors members of the Armed Forces of the United States who served in the Vietnam War. Formed by a 77m long wall of black granite from Bangalore, India (chosen for its reflective properties) which is sunk into the ground, by its center is 3m high and at the ends, 20cm. It is located in Constitution Gardens, a sheet del National Mall, on the northeast side of the Lincoln Memorial. The National Park Service of the United States maintains the Veterans Memorial Vietnam, which receives about 3 million visitors a year.
Photography: Jorge Mosquera
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