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9 edition of The story of the Vietnam Memorial found in the catalog.

The story of the Vietnam Memorial

by David K. Wright

  • 193 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnam Veterans Memorial (Washington, D.C.) -- Juvenile literature,
    • Washington (D.C.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Juvenile literature

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby David K. Wright.
      SeriesCornerstones of freedom
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS559.83.W18 W75 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 p. :
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2182976M
      ISBN 100516047450
      LC Control Number89000713

        The heartrending stories of Francis Rosebrugh, Robert Henderson and Charles Wilkie, who were killed in action in Vietnam, are included in the book, which is dedicated to them. The veterans and Alden put their hearts and souls into completing an enlightening, insightful and highly readable book.   I served in Korea in and and also in Vietnam. I bet someday someone will say the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., .

      Vietnam Veterans Memorial: The Inside Story () by author Robert W. Doubek, a pioneer of the memorial. As I left, I asked how much it would be to buy his book. From the back cover: This moving, inspiring, and beautifully illustrated book tells the inside story of the building of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in our nation’s capital. It also includes, in an appendix in the back, the names of Americans who lost their lives in Southeast Asia during the war – the names that are inscribed on the Memorial’s granite walls/5(2).

      A Wall of Names: The Story of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Judy Donnelly, Author, Paul Wenzel, Illustrator Random House Books for Young Readers $ (48p) ISBN Buy this book. How did you experience the events of the Vietnam era? Tell your story. Explore the stories and find out more about the film #VietnamWarPBS.


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The story of the Vietnam Memorial by David K. Wright Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book was about the vietnam memorial and the war itself. The book was straight-foward and easy to read. Although its one hundred pages most of them are pictures.

Brent did a really good job with the photography. You really capture the essence of the vietnam war by the way the author explains certain situations/5(5). This is a kid's book and what a wonderful way to explain what happened This book tells the story about how many Americans were felt about war and how we got involved.

Then it talks about the fund for the memorial and how it was built. Included are many pictures. The writing, I feel is incredible. It handles the subject in an incredible way!/5(3).

Get this from a library. The story of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. [David K Wright] -- An account of the inspiration, conception, and construction, after much controversy, of the memorial designed by a college student, Maya Lin, honoring the men and women who served in the Vietnam War.

Get this from a library. The story of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. [David K Wright] -- The story of the Vietnam Memorial book behind-the-scenes- story of how and why the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was built in Washington D.C.

The Remarkable Story of Maya Lin’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial Discover the story of how an unknown year-old architecture student designed one of. Perhaps more importantly this book should be required reading by the next generation of young people who only know of Viet Nam and the s and s through the books and movies and who need a compelling and easy to read guide to how the Viet Nam Memorial came to be and how it continues to be used as teaching tool in school and universities/5(23).

During the exchange of histories, quite a few involving Vietnam, he mentioned that he had written a book on his experiences while trying to get the Vietnam Veterans Memorial built. What started as a grass roots effort blew up into an i Excellent book that provides detailed insight into the mechanisms of government bureaucracy when the /5.

The real meaning of the memorial is captured in the retelling of its improbable history and the depiction of its compelling and awe-inspiring presenceSchool Library Journal, starred reivew.

A fine recounting of an important developmentBooklist, starred review. Black-and-white photos. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, also known simply as The Wall, has a fascinating history.

The Vietnam War is a storied time of American history, and getting a memorial tribute to the troops was a complex and rigorous : Kirsten Ballard.

The Wall by Eve Bunting: The Story. A young boy and his dad have traveled all the way to Washington, DC to see the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. They have come to find the name of the boy's grandfather, his dad's father. Get this from a library. The story of the Vietnam Memorial.

[David K Wright] -- The behind-the-scenes story of how and why the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was built in Washington, D.C. [48] Creating the Vietnam Veterans Memorial the Inside Story Creating the Vietnam Veterans Robert W. Doubek epub Creating the Vietnam Veterans Robert W. Doubek pdf download Creating the Vietnam Veterans Robert W.

Doubek pdf file Creating the Vietnam Veterans Robert W. Doubek audiobook Creating the Vietnam Veterans Robert W. Doubek book review Creating the Vietnam. Creating the Vietnam Veterans Memorial: The Inside Story - Kindle edition by Robert W.

Doubek. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Creating the Vietnam Veterans Memorial: The Inside Story/5(23). Get this from a library. A wall of names: the story of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

[Judy Donnelly] -- Surveys the history of the Vietnam War, chronicles the construction of the Vietnam Memorial, and discusses what the Memorial means to many Americans. Creating the Vietnam Veterans Memorial the Inside Story By Robert W.

Doubek Creating the Vietnam Veterans Memorial the Inside Story By Robert W. Doubek Since its dedication inthe Vietnam Veterans Memorial has become an American cultural icon symbolizing the war in Vietnam--the defining experience of the Baby Boom generation. Inthe Vietnam Veterans Memorial was unveiled in Washington, D.C.

On it were inscribed the names of 57, American men and women killed or missing in the war; later additions brought that. James Reston Jr.'s latest book, "A Rift in the Earth," focuses on the story of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Maya Lin-designed wall in Washington, D.C.

A 'Secret' Vietnam War Memorial. The story goes that a Vietnam veteran or veterans used a helicopter to bring in the materials to build a veterans memorial deep in the woods off of Highway 50 near Gunnison, Colorado, along the Continental Divide.

It is well written and interesting. It has a lot of great insight into the creation of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Also, it has an alphabetical list of the names on The Wall at the end of the book, just like you would see in The Wall directories for finding s: 6.

“Memorial Drive” is about the murder of her mother, Gwendolyn, who by Gwendolyn’s second husband, a troubled Vietnam veteran named Joel. The author was. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial stands as a symbol of America’s honor and recognition of the men and women who served and sacrificed their lives in the Vietnam War.

Inscribed on the black granite walls are the names of more t men and women who gave their lives or remain missing. The Memorial is. Carlson Evans is releasing a new book about her year struggle to get the Vietnam Women’s Memorial in Washington, D.C. The memorial was completed in Thom Bridge.

(National Park Service, Vietnam Veterans Memorial) T he Vietnam Veterans Memorial is names — more t names of men and women who were killed or missing in action during the Vietnam War.

When you visit the Memorial, the sheer volume of names is inescapable. Millions of people visit The Wall each year.