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In June of 1942 Mexico declared war on Japan and Germany.  The Mexican government had been clandestinely cooperating with the US war effort before this open declaration of hostilities, which was precipitated by a German U-Boat sinking the Mexican tanker Portero de Llano.  Many Mexicans crossed the border to enlist in the US Armed Forces during the War.  The Mexican military was eager to play a part in the struggle, but only one Mexican military unit would see service beyond the borders of Mexico during the War. (more…)

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