Vietnam Women's MemorialOver 265,000 American women served during the Vietnam era (1956 through 1975) and over 11,000 saw duty in Vietnam. The majority served as nurses, caring for thousands of wounded servicemen in the difficult conditions of crowded transports, harsh weather, difficult terrain, and long hours. Between 1964 and 1973, dedicated nurses tended to over 100,000 wounded, saving nearly 98 percent of those who eventually reached hospitals.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series|
|Placed By||National Mall & Memorial Parks, Washington, D.C. - National Park Service - Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 4:29pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 322376 N 4306615|
|Decimal Degrees||38.89046667, -77.04803333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 53.428', W 77° 2.882'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 53' 25.68" N, 77° 2' 52.92" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 237 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC 20245, US|
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