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Forte Copacabana

Fort Copacabana now contains the museum "Museu Histórico do Exército" (Museum of the History of the Army). The fort was built in 1914 and has two 305 mm guns and two 190mm guns. The fort was operational in both World Wars.
Sadly, the museum has just little information about the involvement of Brazil in both World Wars.

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  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Anne Bolijn