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Lisboa
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Avenida da Liberdade

Monumento aos Mortos da Grande Guerra

War Memorial World War I

Maximiano Alves
1931

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Description

Large stone momument, with on the top the femal figure of the Fatherland appears to crown a soldier with a bronze laurel wreath. At the sides of the pedestal two large figures represent two men bent under the weight of the upper part of the monument, striving to keep the country upright.

Lisboa - Monumento aos Mortos da Grande Guerra Lisboa - Monumento aos Mortos da Grande Guerra

Inscription(s)

ao
serviço
da
patria
o
esforço
da
grei

9.3.1916
a
alemanha
declara
gverra
a
portugal
11.11.1918
armisticio
28.6.1919
paz

At
the service
of the
Fatherland
the
effort
of the
Grei

9.3.1916
Germany
declares
war
to
Portugal
11.11.1918
armistice
28.6.1919
peace

War memorial - list of names

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Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 38°43'10" - W 9°8'42")

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