TITLE

The Role of the Mexican Expeditionary Air Force in World War II: Late, Limited, but Symbolically Significant

AUTHOR(S)
Schwab, Stephen I.
PUB. DATE
October 2002
SOURCE
Journal of Military History;Oct2002, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p1115
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the deployment of the 201st Mexican Fighter Squadron to the Southwest Pacific from May to August 1945, which constitutes the closest military-to-military cooperation between Mexico and the U.S. Reason the U.S. pay special attention to Mexico; International diplomatic pressures and domestic political context that shaped Mexico's response to World War II; Complications that was introduced in the U.S.-Mexico relations beyond 1945.
ACCESSION #
7469754

 

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