BUY IT HERE: A few facts about Vietnam wall poster
Eventually, a compromise was reached against Lin’s wishes under which a U.S. flag and a statue of three servicemen were dedicated near the wall in 1984. Nine years later, yet another sculpture was added of three women caring for an injured soldier. Not only did the controversy quickly quiet down, but the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has since become both widely praised and wildly popular. It is still far and away the greatest memorial of modern times the most beautiful, the most heart-wrenching, the most subtle, and the most powerful a Vanity Fair commentator wrote earlier this year.