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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Washington DC
2007-11-13
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a national war memorial located in Washington, D.C., that honors members of the U.S. armed forces who had died in service or are unaccounted for during the Vietnam War. Its construction and related issues have been the source of numerous controversies, some of which have resulted in additions to the memorial complex. The Memorial currently consists of three separate parts: the Three Soldiers statue, the Vietnam Women's Memorial, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, which is the most recognized part of the memorial. The main part of the memorial was completed in 1982 and is located in Constitution Gardens adjacent to the National Mall, just northeast of the Lincoln Memorial. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is maintained by the U.S. National Park Service, and receives around 3 million visitors each year. The Memorial Wall was designed by U.S. architect Maya Lin. The typesetting was performed by Datalantic in Atlanta, Georgia.
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The Bellevue-Stratford Hotel - Walnut St & S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA
Times Square - New York, New York
The Bermuda Triangle - Western Atlantic Ocean
United Nations Plaza, New York NY - United Nations
Vatican City - State of the Vatican City
Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch - 5225 Figueroa Mountain Rd, Los Olivos, CA
Hoover Dam - Colorado River - Arizona & Nevada Border
Statue of Liberty - Liberty Island, New York
Space Needle - Seattle Washington
Eiffel Tower - Paris, France
Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Washington DC
The Loch Ness Monster - Loch Ness, Scotland
Magic Kingdom - Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando Florida
Stonehenge - Wiltshire County, England
McDonald's Hamburger University - 2815 Jorie Boulevard Oak Brook, Illinois
The Playboy Mansion - 10236 Charing Cross Rd., Holmby Hills Ca
London Eye (Millennium Wheel) - London England
Tian Tan Buddha - Ngong Ping, Lantau Island, Hong Kong