Where is the wall located Vietnam?
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is located on the northwest side of the National Mall. It sits in between the WWII Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial and just across the street from the National Academy of Sciences and the Albert Einstein Memorial.
Where does the Vietnam Wall begin?
The numbers start out from the center (apex) with number “1” along each wall and end with the numbers “70” at the end of each wall. WHICH WALL IS EAST, WHICH WEST? The wall pointing to the Washington Monument is the East wall while the West wall points to the Lincoln Memorial.
How high is the Vietnam Wall?
The wall lists the names of over 58,000 men and women killed or missing in action. Each wall is 246 feet 9 inches long; the total length of the wall is 493 feet 6 inches. The wall is an angle that measures 125 degrees 12 minutes. The wall is 10 feet 3 inches high at the center where the sides of the angle meet.
How many Vietnam Moving walls are there?
A: There are two replica versions of The Vietnam Veterans Memorial that tour the United States regularly. The first of them which is called The Moving Wall, has been traveling the country for almost twenty years. You can find their schedule HERE.
How are Vietnam Wall names arranged?
How are the names arranged on the wall? The names are arranged chronologically by date of casualty. The first names appear at the center of the wall at the top of panel 1E. The panels are filled like pages of a journal listing the men and women’s names as they fell.
What is the first name on the Vietnam Wall?
The names of Army Master Sergeant Chester Ovnand and Major Dale Buis are inscribed on Panel 1E of the Vietnam War Memorial Wall.