Vietnam Memorial Wall Analysis

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The Vietnam Memorial Wall allows us to feel the pain and remorse of the Vietnam War. It makes us realize how many good American men gave their lives for our country, under direct orders. Whether or not the war served a purpose is out of this topic, because 58,195 men died during that short period of time. That is what really matters and what must be remembered. The memorial serves it’s purpose, allowing us to remember the loss of so many men. It not only honors the lost, but it makes war seem so much more bleak and saddening.
Maya Lin did a great job designing a memorial for the Vietnam War. It was functional, simplistic, and made us really think deep down about what war can do to people, not just those killed but the many of us affected
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