100th anniversary of the inauguration of the monument to the Army of the Andes

100th anniversary of the inauguration of the monument to the Army of the Andes
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StampNews.com is glad to inform that Argentinean Post has issued a special commemorative stamp depicting the symbol of this country - monument to the Army of the Andes. The stamp has been already released and is now available for purchasing.

The Cerro de la Gloria, a mountain located in Mendoza, Argentina, has a huge monument to the Army of the Andes at the top. The monument was built by the Uruguayan Juan Manuel Ferrari, along with the Argentines Juan Carlos Oliva Navarro, Víctor Garino, Víctor Calistri, Víctor Guarini y Víctor Cerini. It was created in 1911, as part of the celebrations of the Argentina Centennial of 1910. It was inaugurated on February 12, 1914, an anniversary of the Battle of Chacabuco.

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