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13 Amazing Pictures Of Chicano & Mexican War Veterans

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Contrary to portrayal, Chicanos and Mexicans have been some of the biggest defenders of U.S. freedoms.

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.

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