The Traveling Viet Nam War Memorial Wall

Discussion in 'Street and Documentary' started by TedG954, Jul 22, 2016.

  1. TedG954

    TedG954 TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Nov 29, 2014
    South Florida and NE Ohio
    Ted Gersdorf
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  2. TedG954

    TedG954 TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Nov 29, 2014
    South Florida and NE Ohio
    Ted Gersdorf
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  3. bdbits

    bdbits TalkEmount All-Pro

    Sep 10, 2015
    Bob
    I am not moved much by war memorials, but found the visit to the wall in Washington D.C. some time ago a very somber experience. Had the war gone another two years, I would have been eligible to be drafted. My Mom hated it, and had plans to send me to Canadian relatives (I had dual citizenship at the time) had it continued.

    I did not know this 'traveling' version existed. From what I've read, this is 3/5 scale to the actual wall. I am sure it is still quite impactful.
     
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  4. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    Fascinating, did not know this existed.
     
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  5. roundball

    roundball TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Oct 8, 2013
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  6. AlwaysOnAuto

    AlwaysOnAuto TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Feb 17, 2015
    I saw a traveling wall back in the '80's that wasn't built to this scale, it was smaller. It is a moving experience to witness all the names. I hope to see the real wall some day.
     
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