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Longhorns Por Vida

Sept. 15, 2020

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Mil Voces: Remembering Latino Veterans

May 28, 2018

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By Andrea Roldés

It has been estimated that anywhere from 250,000 to as many as 750,000 Latinos and Latinas served in the armed forces during World War II. Difficulty in pinning down that number is due to the fact that under the race categorization on enlistment and discharge papers, Latinos were variously described as "White," "Mexican" and "NA."