58,000 dog tags commemorate Vietnam vets

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CHICAGO – A massive memorial to the soldiers who died in the Vietnam War is now on display at the Harold Washington Library.

It’s called “Above and Beyond.”

The memorial features 58,000 replica dog tags honoring those who died in the war.

The artists, who are also Vietnam vets, say it was designed to make the “impact of combat visible to all.”

The memorial will be on display for several years.

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