Daily Lisboa


Daily Lisboa

This is the monument in Lisbon to Portuguese soldiers who died in the Overseas War (1961–1975). Dedicated on 15th Jan 1994, by the Combatants League, Liga dos Combatentes. The overseas war or Guinea-Bissauan Revolution, was fought between Portugal’s military and the emerging nationalist movements in Portugal’s African colonies between 1961 and 1974.  This war was also called as Portugal’s Vietnam and eventually wound up costing up to half its government’s revenue forcing Portugal to withdraw, unable to defeat the fighters.

~VOI

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