MONUMENT TO THE PORTUGUESE SOLDIERS FALLEN IN AFRICA
Type: Physical memorial
Alternative name: Monumento aos combatentes no Ultramar
Added: 1/3/2010 1:21:22 PM
Updated: 1/3/2010 1:33:35 PM
This memorial, which is located at the Bom Sucesso Fort in central Lisbon commemorates the soldier that fell in the Portuguese Colonial War (Portuguese: Guerra Colonial), also known as the Overseas War in Portugal (Portuguese: Guerra do Ultramar) or in the former colonies as the War of liberation (Portuguese: Guerra de Libertação), which was fought between Portugal´s military and the emerging nationalist movements in Portugal´s African colonies between 1961 and 1974.
More info available at guerracolonial.org (in Portugese)
POSTED BY JON BRUNBERG ON 1/3/2010 1:21:22 PMblog comments powered by Disqus