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[80 years ago today during the Ecuadorian–Peruvian War] "• Peruvian paratroopers airdrop outside of and seize the Ecuadorian city of Puerto Bolívar. It is the shipping point for three quarters of Ecuador’s exports. Ecuador promptly sues for peace, and a cease-fire will go into effect on the 31st.

 

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Peruvian paras boarding Caproni Ca-111s. The first use of airborne forces in the Americas alarms the US Army and accelerates plans for American parachute infantry. "

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