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Portugal
Faro
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Algarve

Largo de São Francesco

Monumento aos Combatentes do Ultramar

Monument for the Overseas Combatants

Teresa Paulino & Pedro Félix
2009

Faro /  Monumento aos Combatentes do Ultramar   Faro /  Monumento aos Combatentes do Ultramar

Description

Marble statue of three soldiers, standing in a triangle holding hands.

Faro - Monumento aos Combatentes do Ultramar
Infantaria / Infantry
Faro - Monumento aos Combatentes do Ultramar
Navy / Marinha
Faro - Monumento aos Combatentes do Ultramar
Força Aérea / Air Force

On the sides of the triangulare base are three reliefs:

Faro - Monumento aos Combatentes do Ultramar
Map showing the former Portuguese colonies Guiné, Angola and Moçambique
Faro - Monumento aos Combatentes do Ultramar
Coat of arms of Faro
Faro - Monumento aos Combatentes do Ultramar
Badge of the Liga dos Combatentes

At the foot lists of the fallen in the colonial wars in Africa (1961-1974):

Signature

autores teresa paulino & pedro felix

War memorial - list of names

We have photos of the list(s) of fallen on this memorial. Contact us if you want to see these lists. (contact form)

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Portugal
  • Coat of arms
  • Félix, Pedro
  • Map
  • Paulino, Teresa
  • Pilot
  • Sailor (navy)
  • Soldier
  • War Memorial (Portugal)
  • Location N 37°0'41" W 7°55'52"

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    Item Code: ptag034; Photograph: 8 September 2017
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