Once again, we are touched by what the Internet can do. If you never made it to Washington D.C. to see the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, there is now a free interactive version that debuted this week. Assembled from 6,301 images, Footnote and the National Archives and Records Administration have teamed to create the virtual piece that holds over 58,000 American casualties. You can search it by name, hometown, enlistment type, or service. You can then trace links to the vet’s service record, add photos, and post comments. Be patient, as the site says that loading will be slow due to high traffic.
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