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Posted on 11/02/2009


Photo taken on October 18, 2009


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Memorial to Humberto Delgado

Memorial  to Humberto Delgado
"Mark of honour from the city of Lisbon to General Humberto Delgado, General sem Medo (Fearless General) and to all who fought for Portugal’s freedom during Salazar’s dictatorship (from 1932 to 1974). Short tribute film (by Bruno de Almeida) to General Humberto Delgado in memory of his legendary arrival at Lisbon’s Santa Apolónia Station in 1958, where he was meet by Salazar’s fascist police. How many people were killed is still a secret. The General and his Brazilian secretary, Arajaryr Moreiro de Campos, would be murdered on 13 February 1965, after being attracted to an ambush by the regime’s secret police (PIDE)" From: http://www.thelisbonconnection.com/santa-apolonia-lisbons-intl-trainmetro-station-delgado-the-fearless-general

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♫ Hans-Joachim Ortolf ♫
♫ Hans-Joachim Ortol…
I believe, he was a great man, a really great man.
8 years ago.