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THE VIRTUAL WALL – VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL

The Virtual Wall

CLICK TO VISIT THE VIRTUAL WALL

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington DC honors those who died in the Vietnam War.

Their relatives and friends leave letters, poems, and photographs at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and on The Virtual Wall web site.

CLICK the IMAGE to bring the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to your home to help remember the sacrifices of the fallen and their families.

CIA Ops are not listed on The Wall.

A link to The Virtual Wall is also in the left menu area under *Great Sites*.

2 comments to THE VIRTUAL WALL – VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL

  • Bob, thanks for posting this important link to a way to remember our friends who sacrificed all for us in Vietnam.

    About 3 years ago I spent 4 hours walking around Arlington National Cemetery. Thanks to their website, before my vist I had noted the location of the graves of about a dozen people I knew who are buried there … I figure I walked about 7 miles that morning visiting all those graves of people I’d known!

    But Bob, you spooked me greatly with this posting. In the picture you’ve got accompanying it, the small portrait in it is one of nearly 60,000 possibilities. But apparently through happenstance, the application gave you back a picture of a guy who lived in my housing area in the Canal Zone (my father’s next duty station after we left Saigon), who I would sit next to on the school bus each morning. He was a senior, I was a junior, and I even dated his sister. He went off to West Point and in his first year after graduation he died in Vietnam. His name: Frank Rybicki. (It’s got to be his picture … check it out!)

    Spooky!

    Bruce

    [ Bruce — Or Spiritual. Clods work in mysterious ways. 🙂 — Bob]

    • A poignant remembrance of 1LT Frank A. Rybicki, Jr., written by someone who grew up with him in the Canal Zone, appears a website dedicated to remembering those of the 9th Infantry Division who were killed in Vietnam. It includes the text of the lead article in Newsweek Magazine about 4 weeks after Frank was killed. The same photo I mentioned above is shown on the relevant webpage

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