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Monument to the Heroes of 1914

Monumento a los Héroes de 1914

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, March 24, 2017
1. Monument to the Heroes of 1914 Marker
Inscription.
1825 · 1838 · 1847 · 1914

La patria agradecida
a los héroes que defendieron
su libertad y soberanía.
Centenario de la Gesta Heroica
Hca. Veracruz Ver. Abril 21 de 2014

Cadete Virgilio Uribe.
Murio por la patria.
21 de abril de 1914.

¡A las armas muchachos, la patria está en peligro!

Teniente Jose Azueta.
Murio por la patria.
10 de mayo de 1914.

English translation:
1825 · 1838 · 1847 · 1914

The grateful homeland to the heroes who defended our freedom and sovereignty.
100th anniversary of the “Heroic Stand”
Heroic Veracruz, Veracruz, April 21, 2014

Cadet Virgilio Uribe
Died for the homeland, April 21, 1914.

To arms boys! The nation is in danger!

Lieutenant José Azueta.
He died for the country, May 10, 1914.

 
Location. 19° 12.183′ N, 96° 7.955′ W. Marker is in Veracruz, Veracruz, in Municipality of Veracruz. Marker is on Comodoro Manuela Azueta. Touch for map. This area is pedestrian only. Marker is in this post office area: Veracruz 91700, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alexander von Humboldt (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Veracruz Memorial to the Fallen of Foreign Invasions
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By J. Makali Bruton, March 24, 2017
2. Monument to the Heroes of 1914 Marker
Marker on the tomb of Virgilio Uribe, one of the Mexican Naval cadets that died while resisting the U.S. invasion.
(approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Mexican Naval Academy (approx. half a kilometer away); Lieutenant José Azueta (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Major General Álvaro Obregón (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); The Portal de Miranda Building (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); The Veracruz City Museum (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); The Convent of San Francisco (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Veracruz.
 
Categories. Military
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, March 24, 2017
3. Monument to the Heroes of 1914 Marker
Marker on the tomb of José Azueta. He was injured while fighting against the U.S. invasion and died later of his wounds.
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By J. Makali Bruton, March 24, 2017
4. Monument to the Heroes of 1914
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By J. Makali Bruton, March 24, 2017
5. Monument to the Heroes of 1914 Marker
A detailed view of the statue of Commodore Manuel Azueta. The statue of José Azueta is to the left in this view.
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By J. Makali Bruton, March 24, 2017
6. Monument to the Heroes of 1914 Marker
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By J. Makali Bruton, March 24, 2017
7. Monument to the Heroes of 1914 Marker
A detailed view of the statue and tomb of Virgilio Urbe.
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By J. Makali Bruton, March 24, 2017
8. Monument to the Heroes of 1914 Marker
A detailed view of the statue and tomb of José Azueta.
Monument to the Heroes of 1914 Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 24, 2017
9. Monument to the Heroes of 1914 Marker
The statue of José Azueta.
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By J. Makali Bruton, March 24, 2017
10. Monument to the Heroes of 1914 Marker
Embedded into the surface in front of the statue and tomb of Commodore Manuel Azueta is this phrase which is attributed to him as he roused the Mexican Naval cadets to resist the U.S. invasion: "To arms boys! The nation is in danger!"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 74 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on June 13, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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