Three years after his son was killed in 1968, Victor Westphall built one of the country's first memorials to Vietnam veterans, doing much of the labor himself.

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    Victor Westphall was using a backhoe to dig a trench for a water line at his new golf course in Angel Fire when the two Marines came to tell him that his son had been killed in Vietnam. For a second, he thought they might be wrong. His son, also named ...
    09/30/2017 - 8:00 am | View Link
  • One of the first Vietnam memorials was born of a father's grief and obsession.
    Victor Westphall was using a backhoe to dig a trench for a water line at his new golf course when two Marines came to tell him that his son had been killed. For a second, he thought they might be wrong. His son, also named Victor, was always called by his ...
    09/25/2017 - 10:00 am | View Link
  • One of the first Vietnam memorials was born of a father's grief and obsession.
    Victor Westphall was using a backhoe to dig a trench for a water line at his new golf course when the two Marines came to tell him that his son had been killed in Vietnam. For a second, he thought they might be wrong. His son, also named Victor, was always ...
    09/25/2017 - 5:38 am | View Link
  • One of the first Vietnam memorials was born of a father’s grief and obsession.
    Victor Westphall was using a backhoe to dig a trench for a water line at his new golf course when the two Marines came to tell him that his son had been killed in Vietnam. For a second, he thought they might be wrong. His son, also named Victor, was always ...
    09/24/2017 - 5:00 pm | View Link
  • One of the first Vietnam memorials was born of a father's grief and obsession.
    Victor Westphall was using a backhoe to dig a trench for a water line at his new golf course when the two Marines came to tell him that his son had been killed in Vietnam. For a second, he thought they might be wrong. His son, also named Victor, was always ...
    05/21/2017 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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