Fascinating post. Note the Czech light tank. The Germans would use the same in the opening months of the war in Europe.
Originally posted on Military History Now:
Soldiers in French uniforms, supported by Czech tanks, Italian artillery and American fighter planes, doing battle against an enemy armed with German rifles and 19th Century field guns – It happened in the jungles of South America in 1941. In this edition of Wars You Never Knew About we examine the war between Ecuador and Peru.
On July 5, 1941, the world’s gaze was fixed on the ever-widening Second World War.