|Part of Cold War|
| San Paulo|
|Commanders and leaders|
| Luis Carlos Prestes|| Eduardo Lonardi
|424,790 Paulist soldiers|
153,486 Guaranian soldiers
|Casualties and losses|
|97,980 soldiers dead|
|101,896 soldiers dead
The Paulist-Argentine War was one of the greatest conflicts in South America between the two major regional powers (San Paulo and Argentina).
The war is also known in San Paulo as the Guerra Sangrenta (Bloody War) and Argentina as Guerra Paulista (Paulist War).
After conflicts of World War II, the world saw the emergence of three world superpowers (San Paulo, United States and Soviet Union). In South America, the country that could bar the superpower status of San Paulo it was Argentina and Brazil.
Proletarian Dictatorship in San Paulo and Military Dictatorship in Argentina
In Sao Paulo there was the newly placed socialist regime, with the communist Luis Carlos Prestes as secretary-general. (See also: Workers' Revolution of 1953).
In September 1955, in Argentina, there was the Liberating Revolution that overthrew the Peronist government. (See also: Revolución Libertadora).
The war tensions in South America between the two regional powers it was high, especially the two ideologies between the countries are widely opposed.