Vietnam Women's Memorial
|Vietnam Women's Memorial|
Vietnam Women's Memorial in 2013.
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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. 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.
Diane Carlson Evans, RN, a former Army nurse, founded the Vietnam Women's Memorial Project (now the Vietnam Women's Memorial Foundation) in 1984. The monument was designed by Glenna Goodacre and dedicated on November 11, 1993.
- Schmitt, Eric. "A Belated Salute to the Women Who Served." New York Times. Late ed. November 12, 1993. 1+.
- Biggins, Virginia. "Memorial to commemorate women in Vietnam War." Daily Press [Newport News, VA]. August 6, 1992.
- Haederle, Michael. "For the Forgotten." Los Angeles Times. April 29, 1992. E1+.
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- 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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