We are taught certain things about American history, and most of it is how we won WWII. But, the reality is that it took more than just us to pull it off.
Some of you are aware of how Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and other SA countries helped escaping Nazis make it to South America after the fall of Nazi Germany. But, nearly all of Americans are not aware of how many other South Americans helped the Allied cause.
If you are so inclined to read about others that helped keep us free of Nazi tyranny then please read:
BTW, it appears that American was the only country of significance that actually came out of WWII financially ahead. Think about it.