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Answered 2014-01-04 02:27:49

Smallpox originated in "the Old World" (Eurasia and Africa) and was brought to "the New World" (the Americas) by Europeans.

So, basically, no. US troops didn't "bring smallpox to Europe" because it was already there.

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