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Ecuadoran-Peruvian Border War [1941]

South American border war fought between 5–31 July 1941. It was the first of three military conflicts between Ecuador and Peru during the 20th century. During the war, Peru occupied the western Ecuadorian province of El Oro and parts of the Andean province of Loja. Although the Ecuadorian–Peruvian War occurred during World War II, it was not part of the conflict; Ecuador and Peru were neither affiliated with nor supported by the Allies or the Axis.

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War of Peru - Ecuador 1941

While the world's attention was focused on war in Europe, in 1941 it was also fought in South America. This article on the server válka.cz tries to bring this forgotten war closer. The war between Peru and Ecuador is also known as War 41 ( Guerra del 41 ). The war began on July 5, 1941 and ended formally on July 31, 1941 with the signing of a protocol in Rio de Janeiro. During this conflict, Peruvian troops invaded and occupied the Ecuadorian province of El Oro and parts of the province of Loja, advancing through the Amazon zone, which was administered by Ecuador on the basis of the status quo , signed in 1936 ...

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