Letters, Mar. 16, 1942

Pan-American Brigade?

Sirs:

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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