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    artwork is the Vietnam War Memorial in 1982, designed by May Lin. What I see in this picture is that it looks like a park area is created having a lot of fresh green grass and long trees. It also have very elongated walls. The walls are made from mirror-like surfaces that reflects the images of the surrounding trees, monuments and people. As it is a Vietnam War memorial place, I observe that people staring at the walls depicts that the walls have something related about the Vietnam War. It can have

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    The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, was one of the longest wars with US combat force participation. It lasted from November 1, 1955, to April 30, 1975. The war was between North Vietnam and South Vietnam, with the U.S. as its ally. Three million people were killed in the war, 58,000 of them being American. One reason we should memorialize this event is because we should educate the future generations about what this war was about and why it happened so that they can know what

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    We look at our past to see how far we have gotten. In the 1980’s there were events that impacted our future forever. On November 13, the Vietnam War Memorial opened. Soldiers gave their lives to protect people they didn’t even know, and yet some don’t see what they gave up.Also in 1983 Sally Ride became the first woman to fly in space. Now, because these events happened we see that woman are just as powerful as men and they can accomplish anything. That the wall has come with a great price and we

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    Maya Lin Vietnam War Memorial: her design was moderate and nontraditional. The remembrance, in the event that you are new to it, is a cleaned black, V-formed stone section apparently ascending starting from the earliest stage. The quality of the rock appears differently in relation to delicateness of the grass and conveys a parity to both nature and building design. Upon it bears the names of more than 58,000 Americans who were killed or are missing. At the point when asked what moved the authorities

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    Unique Design of the Vietnam War Memorial At the age of twenty one, a female undergraduate at Yale University named Maya Lin submitted her design for the Vietnam Memorial. Her idea for the memorial was extremely unique and controversial. After long discussions by a panel, it was chosen for construction. The design that she submitted was one that was very different in comparison to other memorials, and it was one that has a tendency to leave a lot of questions on the minds of the visitors

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    Near the intersection of Henry Bacon Drive and Constitution Avenue lies the letter V. This letter contains names that are inscribed with chalk. Each one representing a fallen or missing US soldier from the Vietnam war. It is not uncommon to see living veterans kneeling, head against the wall crying. Each one having a story to tell, some waiting for the opportunity while others will take it to the grave. I had decided to find a solider that will, which for me was my high-school principle. Mr. Vega

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    is a memorial ? The definition of memorial is - “something, especially a structure, established to remind people of a person or event.” My views on memorials is simple and straightforward. They are amazing and needed. I believe that memorials are are amazing and needed for the main reasons of to learn about history and when history was made, for example, all of the war memorials as well as memorials dedicated to certain war heroes. Memorials are important to our history because memorials such as

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    Vietnam War Memorial Of the many memorials in Washington D.C the most important of all of these is the Vietnam War Memorial because of its historical and emotional impact on all who see it. One reason is that it memorializes one of the worst wars in American history and, it honors all the soldiers that gave their lives to fight for this fair country. Another reason is because its emotional aspect. “You see that wall, and you see how many people you know on that wall. It humbles you,” said Robert

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    Memorials have always been controversial. Some people think that they are a waste of money and time; too much government spending. Other people, however, believe that they are a useful place to remember and pay respects to. Memorials have always been a place to remember the forgettable and remind our society of our faults and accomplishments. The Vietnam War Memorial is a classic example of a place to pay respects. It also gives an example of a place to remember our faults as a society. Memorials

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    The Vietnam Veterans Memorial No war in American history not fought on American soil can claim to have as big an impact on America as a whole than the Vietnam War. The social and political divisions caused by the war changed America as a nation and especially changed those who fought in it. Despite the sacrifices of these veterans, both those who returned and those who did not, Americans on both sides forgot or even vilified those who fought, either as losers or as tokens of an unjust war. To remedy

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