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

Schwab, Stephen I.
October 2002
Journal of Military History;Oct2002, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p1115
Academic Journal
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.


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