Here some some photos and history of one of the best spots of Rio. Any question, please, feel yourselves to free to ask.
This bust belongs to Lieutenant Siqueira Campos, one of the leaders of a revolt that took place in 1922. Of course, the revolt was crushed by the government, as there were only 18 men willing to rebel against the government. He and others were taken to a military court and he said in his defense: "To the Fatherland, everything must be given and nothing to ask for in return. Not even understanding."
Fragment of a shell of the battleship São Paulo. The ship The ship opened fire against the fort in 1922
This nurse mannequin has the face of Major Elza Cansanção (1921-2009), one of the nurses of the Brazilian Expeditionary Force in Italy. During the war, she became engaged to an American officer. Unfortunately, he was killed in action. She returned to Brazil and fought hard to increase the participation of women in the armed forces. She never married.