Operation Quetzalcoatl
DateJune 14th, 1943 - July 28th 1947
Location South America
ResultDecisive Aztec/American victory

Aztec 7,950,000 men,
9019 tanks,
2650 aircraft
USA 5,850,000 men
4997 tanks
1098 aircraft
Other 340,000 men
786 tanks
664 aircraft

<b>Incan Empire
11,970,000 men,
7774 tanks,
2092 aircraft
Military casualties:
1,212,021 killed,

400,262 casualties (killed-wounded)
2789 material loses

Military casualties: 9,793,126 casualties (killed-wounded)

5421 material loses

Bomber stream

Over 1,900 American/Aztec planes over Arequipa at the battle of Arequipa

Operation quetzalcoatl

Principal moves in Operation Quetzalcoatl

Operation Quetzalcoatl (Nahuatl: Quetzalcoatl Ticicalli) was the code name for A/A invasion of the Incan Empire during World War II that commenced on 14 June 1943. Over 11.7 million troops of the Allied powers invaded the Incan Empire. The planning for Operation Quetzalcoatl started on 18 September 1942.

The operational goal of Quetzalcoatl was the rapid conquest of the north part of the Incan Empire. It finished by the bombing of Pucara and Cochabamba with atomic bombs and the take of Cuzco and Taraucana (the two capitals).

Operation Quetzalcoatl remains the second largest military operation, in terms of manpower, area traversed, and casualties, in human history. Most importantly, Operation Quetzalcoatl closed up the American Front, which ultimately became the second biggest theater of war in world history. Operation Quetzalcoatl and the areas which fell under it became the site of some of the largest battles, deadliest atrocities and terrible loss of life.

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