We all know about the allied troops which consisted out of the US, British, Soviet, Australian , Indian and South African forces and there were others of course.
However one country that is always over looked as a supplier for troops during WWII is Brazil.
Roosevelt knew it was important to get the whole continent of America(North and South) involved in the efforts to fight the axis powers. He held several conferences . Although President Getúlio Vargas of Brazil did feel sympathetic to the idea of a totalitarian state, he himself was a dictator, he did eventually agree to join forces with the US against the axis powers.
The Germans themselves has done quite a bit pushing Brazil to war, by attacking Brazil’s coast with U-Boats and sinking…
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