World War II Monument, Rio de Janeiro
Monumento aos Pracinhas is a memorial built to honour the Brazilians who died during World War II. The memorial contains the tomb of an unknown soldier as well as a small museum with military uniforms and other items from that era. The monument is located in Parque do Flamengo (officially called "Parque Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes"), just south of Centro, in the Flamengo area.
Address: Parque do Flamengo, FLAMENGO
Close to the Domestic Airport along the waterfront one can find the World War II monument, honoring the Brazilians that were killed during the Second World War. Brazil was part of the Allied forces that fought in that war.
This is the memorial to the Brazilian expeditionary force that fought along with other allies in Italy. Inside there is a museum, and underneath a mausoleum of fallen heroes.
Monumento em homenagem aos brasilieros que lutaram na segunda guerra mundial
A monument in honor of those brazilians who fought on world war 2
Address: Aterro do Flamengo
Directions: Aterro do Flamengo