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photoblog image Batalha -tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Batalha -tomb of the Unknown Soldier

 

A plaque states: "Here lie two UNKNOWN SOLDIERS as a symbol of the heroic efforts of the Portuguese People. Their mortal remains were repatriated from France and Africa (Mozambique) in the year 1921."

Batalha -tomb of the Unknown Soldier

 

A plaque states: "Here lie two UNKNOWN SOLDIERS as a symbol of the heroic efforts of the Portuguese People. Their mortal remains were repatriated from France and Africa (Mozambique) in the year 1921."

comments (10)

  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 7 Oct 2016, 00:45
Hmmmmmm...
Tom Wilson: Food for thought, Ray?
Cette croix est bien gardée.
Tom Wilson: It is indeed!
i love when the proper respect is being given to our fallen... i like is image a lot Tom....petersmile
Tom Wilson: Thanks, Peter.
Very somber, Tom
Tom Wilson: A wonderful setting for it.
You don't "mess around" with the UNKNOWN SOLDIERS, Tom, and rightly so.
Tom Wilson: Indeed, Ginnie.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 7 Oct 2016, 07:44
It is always good to remember sacrifice Tom
Tom Wilson: Interesting that this is in what is little more than a village, rather than in the capital's cathedral.
  • Lisl
  • England
  • 7 Oct 2016, 07:59
Is this guarded night and day, Tom?
Tom Wilson: I don't know, Lisl - I think probably only by day.
A poignant memorial Tom
Tom Wilson: Like all war memorials, Bill.
I just wish the guards did not have to be armed Tom.
Tom Wilson: Probably not loaded, Chad smile
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 7 Oct 2016, 11:56
Soldiers that are unknown, didn't have the best commanders.
Tom Wilson: Well that's certainly true of WWI, Louis smile

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