Why Did Brazil Deploy Troops To Europe During World War II?

Brazilian soldiers in Italy, 1944 (Public domain)

When people talk about World War II they rarely mention South America. For the most part, the nations of South America avoided the horrors of humanity’s bloodiest war and instead chose to sit on the sidelines. A wise choice that I’m sure many nations wish they could have chosen…

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