Fausto Vega Santander
Fausto Vega Santander (born November 19, 1923 - June 1, 1945) was a Mexican aviator who was shot down during World War II.Fausto Vega Santander was born in Tuxpan, Veracruz, his parents were Albino Ve...
Battle of Luzon
The Battle of Luzon was a land battle fought as part of the Pacific Theater of Operations of World War II by the Allied forces of the U.S., its colony the Philippines, and allies against forces of the...
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Miguel Moreno Arreola
Miguel Moreno Arreola (1921–2005) was a Mexican military pilot. He was born in Durango, Mexico on January 5, 1921 and died in Mexico City on December 1, 2005 following a motor-vehicle accident. He dis...
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...
Conscription in Mexico
Military Service in Mexico (in Spanish, Servicio Militar Nacional, or SMN) currently involves all males reaching the age of eighteen years. Selection is made by a lottery system using the following co...
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Frank Martínez (artist)
Francisco Alonzo "Frank" Martínez (August 9, 1924 – August 17, 2013) was an American artist. He painted murals of his Mexican American heritage.
Martínez was born in 1924, in Los Angeles, Californ...
Antonio Cárdenas Rodríguez
General de División Antonio Cárdenas Rodríguez (6 October 1903–4 July 1969) was a military aviator and head of the Mexican Air Force. As a Colonel he made a goodwill flight of several countries...
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Fuerza Aérea Expedicionaria Mexicana
The Mexican Expeditionary Air Force (Spanish: Fuerza Aérea Expedicionaria Mexicana, FAEM) was a military aviation unit which represented Mexico on the Allied side during World War II. It is notabl...
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...
Escuadrón 201
The 201st Fighter Squadron (Spanish: Escuadrón Aéreo de Pelea 201) was a Mexican fighter squadron, part of the Mexican Expeditionary Air Force that aided the Allied war effort during World War II....
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