Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial, Canberra

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A sober, poignant memorial to the Australians who served during the course of the 1962 to 1973 war in Vietnam, the imposing angular shape of Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial towers above Canberra’s ANZAC parade. The memorial encompasses three concrete stelae rising from a moat, as well as a wall with 33 quotations recalling important military and political events. Use our Canberra trip planning site to add Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial and other attractions to your Canberra vacation plans.
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  • Vietnam was an unpopular war, and the impostion of conscription made it even more unpopular. Conscripts were integrated with regular Army units. The idea that soldiers who were conscripted did not... 
    Vietnam was an unpopular war, and the impostion of conscription made it even more unpopular. Conscripts were integrated with regular Army units. The idea that soldiers who were conscripted did not...  more »
  • We walked the whole of Anzac Pde and checked out all of the memorials. Sometimes its good to reflect on the histry stories of each memorial so we dont repeat the things of the past. 
    We walked the whole of Anzac Pde and checked out all of the memorials. Sometimes its good to reflect on the histry stories of each memorial so we dont repeat the things of the past.  more »
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  • Attend Vietnam 50th Anniversary Remembrance service very moving and well organised
  • This is a public memorial on Anzac Park; it _is_ open 24/7. :)

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