BRAZIL: Growing Strength

Brazil's Foreign Minister Oswaldo Aranha last week rollicked through his first press conference since Brazil went to war. He was like a man who has just married off the last of a dozen daughters. He told the press that cooperation between the U.S. and Brazil for the defense of the vulnerable hump had for a long time been closer than most people knew. But Brazil had not been pushed into the war by the U.S.; she had made her own choice. When someone repeated Axis radio threats to turn Brazil's Independence Day (Sept....

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