The Chaco War 1932-35: South America's greatest modern conflict

The Chaco War 1932-35: South America's greatest modern conflict

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Often over-shadowed by contemporary events in China and Japan, the Chaco War (1932-1935) was a massive territorial war between Bolivia and Paraguay, which cost almost  100,000 lives. It was sparked by Bolivia's attempts to capture a stretch of the Paraguay River to gain access to the Atlantic. An old fashioned territorial dispute, the contested area was the Gran Chaco Boreal, a 100,000-square mile region of swamp, jungle and pampas with isolated fortified towns.… (more)

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Publisher: Osprey Publishing (November 22, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 48 pages

File size: 11.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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