The Vietnam Veterans Plaza is New York City’s official Vietnam Veterans Memorial at 55 Water Street. Find out about upcoming events and recent news in this section of the site. Read about recent news and events »
A quarter of a million New Yorkers answered the call to serve during the Vietnam War. This memorial to their bravery and sacrifice recognizes their service and preserves the names and voices of a generation. Take the tour »
The Vietnam War stemmed from America's efforts to contain the spread of communism in Southeast Asia. By 1954, the end of French colonial rule left Vietnam divided into a communist North and pro-West South. Learn more about the war »