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Evocation of Portuguese Participation in World War I - Set

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  • 30.06.2017
  • Folk Design
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  • Offset
  • 80 x 30,6 mm
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About Evocation of Portuguese Participation in World War I

World War I found Portugal in the process of changing from its centuries-old political system – Monarchy – to a Republic.
This transition was not peaceful, despite popular acceptance of the new system. The partisan violence that broke out exceeded all expectations, leading the country into a situation that modern historians describe as “intermittent civil war,” even creating divisions at the heart of the Armed Forces, which themselves became politicised.

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