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Portugal
Elvas
Portalegre (distrito)

Alentejo

rotunda do Campo Patalino do Estádio Municipal

Monumento ao Combatente de Ultramar

Monument to the Combatants of Overseas Wars

João de Paula
2008

Elvas /  Monumento ao Combatente de Ultramar   Elvas /  Monumento ao Combatente de Ultramar

Description

Statue of an attacking soldier. The statue stands on a semi-circle plateau with at the edge the bronze coat-of-arms of the former Portuguese colonies:

Elvas - Monumento ao Combatente de Ultramar
S. Tome e Principe
Elvas - Monumento ao Combatente de Ultramar
India
Elvas - Monumento ao Combatente de Ultramar
Guiné
Elvas - Monumento ao Combatente de Ultramar
Angola
Elvas - Monumento ao Combatente de Ultramar
Mocambique*
Elvas - Monumento ao Combatente de Ultramar
Timor
Elvas - Monumento ao Combatente de Ultramar
Cabo Verde
Elvas - Monumento ao Combatente de Ultramar
Macau

* The coat of arms of Moçambique was lying on the ground - we hold it on its place manually for the photo!

Inscription(s)

aos combatentes
das
guerras
do
ultramar
1961-1974

Signature

João de Paula 2008

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)

Elvas - Monumento ao Combatente de Ultramar

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 38°52'38" W 7°9'33"

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