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IN MEMORIAM Harry Bridgwood Chairman of the Friends of Vietnam Veterans Plaza 1945 to 2016 We bid farewell to Harry Bridgwood, a most remarkable man...
Aerial view of Memorial

ABOUT THE PLAZA: The Friends of Vietnam Veterans Plaza are the caretakers of New York City’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Vietnam Veterans Plaza Tour

VIRTUAL TOUR – A quarter of a million New Yorkers answered the call to serve during the Vietnam War. This memorial honors their bravery and sacrifice.

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DEAR AMERICA: LETTERS HOME FROM VIETNAM – This book simulates a tour of duty in Vietnam, offering context for letters and poems written by Vietnam soldiers.

Taking Chance

TAKING CHANCE – HBO’s film chronicles one of the silent, virtually unseen journeys that takes place every day across the country.

Real Time at the Plaza

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The Friends of The Vietnam Veterans Plaza sincerely hope that you will visit the memorial and experience its beauty and magnificence in person. For those who are not physically able to make the trip especially our disabled veterans we hope this link to a live feed gives you the opportunity to share with us in honoring all of our KIA’s and MIA’s. We invite you to visit »

About the Vietnam War

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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 »

Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour

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 »