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Monument to the Fallen - Portuguese Colonial War - Torres Vedras, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut
N 39° 05.381 W 009° 15.707
29S E 477360 N 4326761
Quick Description: A touching monument to the men fallen in the Colonial War
Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Date Posted: 12/29/2012 6:31:48 AM
Waymark Code: WMG0K2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member MightyReek
Views: 3

Long Description:
This monument is dedicated to the men from Torres Vedras municipality who died serving in the Colonial Wars (Angola, Mozambique and Guinea) from 1961 to 1975.

The main element is a statue of a soldier carrying a dead comrade, while a set of three civilians observe the scene, from across the monument square. On the 4 faces of the monument's plinth, there are lists with the names of all those who never returned to their families.
War: Guerras do Ultramar

Is it permanently accessible to the public?: yes

Is it necessary to pay a fee to gain access to the place?: no

Year of the memorial or monument: Not listed

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