1942 Guatemala earthquake
The 1942 Guatemala earthquake occurred at 17:37 local time (23:37 UTC) on August 6 and had ratings of 7.7 on the moment magnitude scale and 7.9 on the surface wave magnitude scale. The epicenter was l...
SS Faja de Oro
SS Faja de Oro ("Band of Gold") was an oil tanker built in 1914. She sailed for a number of companies, and survived service in the First World War, only to be torpedoed and sunk by a German U-boat dur...
Bracero Program
The bracero program (named for the Spanish term bracero, meaning "manual laborer" [lit. "one who works using his arms"]) was a series of laws and diplomatic agreements, initiated by an August 1942 exc...
Bracero Program - Wikipedia
SS Potrero del Llano
SS Potrero del Llano was an oil tanker built in 1912. She sailed for a number of companies, and survived service in the First World War, only to be torpedoed and sunk by a German U-boat during the Sec...