Letters, Mar. 16, 1942

Pan-American Brigade?


Among the thousands of Latin Americans residing in the U.S., there are many willing to fight the Axis. However, the armed forces of this country will not give us a chance because we are not citizens of the U.S.

My country, for instance, is technically and legally at war with the Axis and de facto an ally of the U.S.; nevertheless, the U.S. Army does not accept me in spite of my desire and training because I am a Nicaraguan citizen. . . .

The formation and recognition of a Pan-American Brigade,...

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