Murieron Por La Patria
Circa 1962
15.75 in HIGH x 11.5 in WIDE
(40 cm HIGH x 29.21 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Printed to the bottom right of the image: "Adolfo Mexiac".

Poster printed on white paper. At the top is a black and white illustration of six men in uniform, three wearing hats, in front of a green, white and red flag. At the bottom of the poster is "Agustin Melgar, Francisco Marquez, Fernando Montes de Oca, Juan de la Barrera, Juan Escutia y Vincente Suarez / Murieron Por La Patria". At the bottom right corner is "1847 / Instituto Nacional Indigenista" in black.

The Niños Héroes (Boy Heroes, or Heroic Cadets) were six military cadets who died 13 September 1847 in the defense of Mexico City during the Battle of Chapultepec, one of the last major battles of the Mexican–American War.

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