One of the least told stories in American history has been the contribution Mexicans and Chicanos made to World War 2 and the Vietnam War. You can read more about some of those contributions both here and here.
However, sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words, and pays tribute in a way no other medium can.
Below are 13 pictures of Chicano and Mexican war veterans who fought to defend the freedoms Americans continue to hold dear.
Get Stories Like This In Your Inbox
To receive weekly updates like this in your inbox, subscribe to The Daily Chela newsletter here.