Evans during the Vietnam War to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
in Washington D.C.
West Dundee was one of 34 communities nationwide chosen by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Fund to host the traveling wall this year.
STILLWATER The Vietnam War and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
will be topics of discussion Friday at the Oklahoma State University history department's speakers forum The Vietnam War: Contested Legacies and Memories.
National memorials, like the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
in Washington, DC, honor all American service members of a conflict (over 58,000 lives lost in Vietnam).
Maya Lin designed the striking Vietnam Veterans Memorial
(left) while still a college student.
Hosted by Eastern National, in coordination with the Vietnam Women's Memorial Advisory Group, the National Park Service, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Fund, programs will include a candlelight ceremony on Saturday evening, November 10, at 6pm, and a storytelling program on Sunday morning, Veterans Day, November 11, from 9am to noon.
His quest led him to the unveiling of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
in Washington, D.C., where painful memories and powerful emotions merge to initiate a healing process for the author, his fellow veterans and the country at large.
Their names appear on the largest object--a motorcycle (that is now part of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Collection) to ever be left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
I appreciate Catesby Leigh's sympathetic treatment of me and my book, Creating the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
, in his essay "These Honored Dead" (Spring 2018).
secretary of defense, during a Veterans Day wreath-laying ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
in Washington, D.C., last Nov.
The author examines different modes of memory in relation to the Vietnam War and how people remember and memorialize it and its aftereffects, in memorials, poetry, film, and fiction published or produced since the Persian Gulf War through the War on Terror, as well as the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
. She draws on Alison Landsburg's idea of prosthetic memory, a memory of a past event an individual did not experience, as well as theories of others, to develop an idea of collective cultural memory to show that transgenerational, transnational, and prosthetic memories of the war are shaped and reshaped in representations of it.
A Vietnam War veteran who attended the 1982 dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
in Washington, D.C., felt so moved that he built his own half-scale portable replica of the structure.