Brazil. Expeditionary Cross 1944, “FEB”
Brazil. Expeditionary Cross 1944, with bar “FEB” (Brazilian Expeditionary Force). Ribbon shows age.
The Brazilian Expeditionary Force, with over 25,000 Army and Air Force personnel, held the right of the line of the US Fifth Army in Italy, acquitting itself well in combat. Brazil was the only Latin American country to send ground troops to Europe in World War II.