MEANING: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Maya Lin, Washington DC, USA (1982): The names of the dead are listed in chronological order, built of granite and carved into the ground, moving down then up out of it's centre. It's symbolism is open to subjective interpretation of meaning.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall USA website is dedicated to honoring those who died in the Vietnam War. Since it first went on line in 1996 it has evolved into something more. It is now also a place of healing for those affected by one of the most divisive wars in U.S history.