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Visitors at the wall in January 2005
|Location||Washington, D.C., United States|
|Area||2 acres (0.81 ha)|
|Established||November 13, 1982|
|Visitors||3,799,968 (in 2006)|
|Governing body||National Park Service|
|Website||Vietnam Veterans Memorial|
|NRHP reference No.||01000285|
|Added to NRHP||November 13, 1982|
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, also called the Wall, honors the men and women who died in the Vietnam War. It is a black granite wall which has the names of every American killed in the war. It was designed by Maya Lin in 1981 and is in Washington, DC.
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