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Stone monument on U.S. crimes in Vietnam War at former U.S. Embassy in Saigon

A stone monument with a carved text detailing United States crimes in the Vietnam War stands outside the former U.S. Embassy in Saigon.

When post-war relations between Vietnam and the U.S. improved following former Secretary of State Robert McNamara's public annoncement that U.S. participation in the war was a mistake, this stone monument was moved to a less conspicuous location and the nearby War Crimes Museum was renamed the War Remnants Museum.

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