By Chris Dickon

The position of american citizens within the international wars is widely known, yet with a evident exception—one that unearths a little-known element of the typical historical past of the U.S. and Canada. by the point of the yankee front into global struggle I in April 1917 and global battle II in December 1941, tens of millions of american citizens had already fought and died in these conflicts within the uniforms of alternative nations.
so much had quietly traveled over the northern border to affix the floor, air and naval forces of the Commonwealth international locations, others to France, Poland, China and the opposite countries and military that performed a task within the carrying on with international clash of the 1st half the century. In previous their very own country to battle, they inspired the process occasions in these years and, even though threatened with lack of citizenship, have been eventually met with the attractiveness in their personal executive. This publication tells the tale of who those american citizens have been, why they took the activities they did, their reviews in warfare, and the results in their presence as american citizens in overseas forces.

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