Vietnam Women's Memorial
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|Vietnam Women's Memorial|
Vietnam Women's Memorial in 2008.
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The Vietnam Women's Memorial is a memorial dedicated to the women of the United States who served in the Vietnam War, most of whom were nurses. It serves as a reminder of the importance of women in the conflict. It depicts three uniformed women with a wounded soldier. The woman looking up is named Hope, the woman praying is named Faith, and the woman tending to a wounded soldier is named Charity. It is part of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and is located on National Mall in Washington D.C., a short distance south of The Wall, north of the Reflecting Pool.
The model for the wounded male is named Michael Webb.
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- Facts about the Vietnam Women's Memorial statue
- National Park Service page
- Vietnam Women's Memorial Foundation
- The women who died in the war
- Noonie Fortin's list of US women lost in Vietnam
- Donut Dollie Diary, a site about Susan McLean and Ginny Kirsch
- C-Span Video: Dedication ceremony
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