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PanzerKing
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South American allies & Mexico...

Post by PanzerKing » 13 Mar 2003 00:18

There were numerous South American allies that joined at the tail end of the war....what did they do or contribute? What about Mexico...I know they had a squadron of fighters in the Pacific...but what about beside that?

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Late war declarations

Post by Ken McCanliss » 16 Mar 2003 03:44

Many Latin American nations declared war on the Axis late in the war so as to qualify as charter members of the soon-to-be United Nations organization.

Brazil did send a token force to Italy - one of the few which actually sent troops to fight.

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Post by Zachary » 19 Mar 2003 02:31

Some contributed raw materials like rubber. I know Brazil did that. Maybe ironworks things like that to some extent.

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Post by Redbaron1908 » 13 Apr 2003 22:05

If I am not wrong Mexico provided manpower for the war effort to the United States under the Bracero program. I can remember about German pirsoners of war seeing the Mexican workers in the field.

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