Chaco War 
(1932-1935)

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Paraguay President Eusebio Ayala

 
 

 
 
The Chaco, between the Paraguay River and the Andean mountains, is an
inhospitable region. 
The Aguaragüe sierras, or Andean foothills, were a natural barrier to the
Paraguayan army advance .

 
 
The first Paraguayan recruits gathered at the Soccer Stadium in 
Puerto Sajonia.
Paraguayan troops mobilized by railroad from Casado port to the western front.
 

 
 
Paraguayan President Eusebio Ayala (center) and his cabinet.
 
After the battle of Boqueron, a Paraguayan officer poses with captured 
Bolivian machine guns.

Bolivian Bombers in the Gran Chaco War
Paraguayan Bombers in the Gran Chaco War
The Chaco War
War between Bolivia and Paraguay claims 35,000 victims (Guardian Century)

Geographical Facts Concerning the Chaco American Journal of International Law, Oct. 1934
The Chaco Dispute. American Journal of International Law, Oct. 1934
The Chaco Dispute and the Peace System. Political Science Quarterly, Sept. 1935
Bolivia-Paraguay: Treaty of Peace, Friendship and Boundaries American Journal of International Law, Oct. 1938