Vietnam War Memorial
The Vietnam War Memorial in Westminster, California is located in Sid Goldstein Park is an 11 foot tall statue commemorating the fall of Saigon. It features an American Infantry soldier and a soldier from the former republic of South Vietnam standing side by side. The statue, cast in bronze, was sculpted by Vietnamese artist Tuan Nguyen who lived through the fall of Saigon and managed to make it to the United States in 1988. Behind the soldiers are the flags from each of their countries on a marble base.
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