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Brazil and the United States during World War II and its aftermath : negotiating alliance and balancing giants

Author: Frank D McCann
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The military alliance between the United States and Brazil played a critical role in the outcome of World War II, and yet it is largely overlooked in historiography of the war. In this definitive account, Frank McCann investigates Brazilian-American military relations from the 1930s through the years after the alliance ended in 1977. The two countries emerge as imbalanced giants with often divergent objectives and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1034617824
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank D McCann
ISBN: 9783319929101 3319929100
OCLC Number: 1050110391
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: A relationship of unbalanced giants --
Pre-war fears and explorations --
Search for mutual benefits --
Brazil's options narrow --
Decision to fight --
The Brazilian expeditionary force : the smoking cobras --
Post-Wold War disappointment --
Cold wind from the east.
Responsibility: Frank D. McCann.

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The military alliance between the United States and Brazil played a critical role in the outcome of World War II, and yet it is largely overlooked in historiography of the war.  Read more...

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