Brazilian World War II workers fight for recognition By Louise Sherwood Porto Velho, Rondonia

Truck carrying workers recruited for the rubber plantations - Photo courtesy Jean Pierre Chabloz Collection, Federal University of CearaThousands of Brazilians ended up working on Amazon rubber plantations

In the Brazilian Amazon, long-forgotten workers drafted in to help the Allies in World War II are dreaming of a home they left when they were still in their teens.

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