Ilsa and Victor flew to Lisbon at the end of Casablanca to continue the fight against the Nazis. There’s a reason the screenwriters chose Portugal. Many in this supposedly neutral country supported the wartime efforts of both sides. Portugal was especially pivotal in the Battle for the Atlantic – Churchill’s premier wartime concern. Learn about Portugal’s role in the war from Education Programs Coordinator Walt Burgoyne. For more information, call 504-528-1944 x 229.