Operation Torch - message from the president of United States to the citizens of Casablanca. A flyer in French and Arabic that was distributed by Allied forces in the streets of Casablanca, calling on citizens to cooperate with the Allied forces. November 1942 (US government)

Operation Torch - message from the president of United States to the citizens of Casablanca. A flyer in French and Arabic that was distributed by Allied forces in the streets of Casablanca, calling on citizens to cooperate with the Allied forces. November 1942 (US government)

Stuart VI Kangaroo gun tractor, in british service, Operation Torch, North Africa - pin by Paolo Marzioli

Stuart VI Kangaroo gun tractor, in british service, Operation Torch, North Africa - pin by Paolo Marzioli

Operation Torch (initially called Operation Gymnast) was the British-American invasion of French North Africa in World War II during the North African Campaign, started on 8 November 1942.

Operation Torch - U. troops hit the beaches near Algiers behind a large American flag "left" hoping for the French Army not fire on it, 8 November

USS Augusta (CL/CA-31) a Northampton-class cruiser of the United States Navy, notable for service as a headquarters ship during Operation Torch, Operation Overlord, Operation Dragoon, and for her occasional use as a presidential flagship carrying both Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman under wartime conditions (including at the Newfoundland Conference). She was named after Augusta, Georgia.

USS Augusta (CL/CA-31) a Northampton-class cruiser of the United States Navy, notable for service as a headquarters ship during Operation Torch, Operation Overlord, Operation Dragoon, and for her occasional use as a presidential flagship carrying both Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman under wartime conditions (including at the Newfoundland Conference). She was named after Augusta, Georgia.

Map of Operation Torch, the Allied invasion of French Morocco and Algeria, 8 November 1942 (US Army)

Map showing Operation Torch landings in North Africa, 8 Nov 1942 (US Military Academy)

A map of Allied convoys heading from the British Isles to North Africa.

A map of Allied convoys heading from the British Isles to North Africa.

American troops of 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division on board a landing craft heading for the beaches at Oran in Algeria during ‘Operation Torch’, 8 November 1942.

Allied landings in North Africa (Operation ‘Torch’). This photo shows American troops on board a landing craft heading for the beaches at Oran in Algeria during Operation 'Torch', November 1942

America’s First Ever Paratrooper Assault – Operation Torch

America’s First Ever Paratrooper Assault – Operation Torch

Operation Torch  Nov 7, 1942  The beginning of the invasion of North Africa.

Operation Torch operation torch - allied landings in north africa during

The Operation Torch Atlantic Coast Landings

On November American ground forces entered the western theater of WWII. During Operation Torch they invaded three areas of Axis-occupied North Afr

First Blood In North Africa: Operation Torch And The U.S. Campaign In Africa In Wwii PDF

First Blood In North Africa: Operation Torch And The U.S. Campaign In Africa In Wwii PDF

The French destroyer Frondeur was one of 14 L'Adroit-class destroyers built for the French Navy during the 1920s. After France surrendered to Germany in June 1940, Frondeur served with the naval force of Vichy France. She was at Casablanca, French Morocco, when Allied forces invaded French North Africa in Operation Torch in November 1942. Resisting the invasion, she was sunk by gunfire from U. S. Navy ships off Casablanca during the Naval Battle of Casablanca.

The French destroyer Frondeur was one of 14 L'Adroit-class destroyers built for the French Navy during the 1920s. After France surrendered to Germany in June 1940, Frondeur served with the naval force of Vichy France. She was at Casablanca, French Morocco, when Allied forces invaded French North Africa in Operation Torch in November 1942. Resisting the invasion, she was sunk by gunfire from U. S. Navy ships off Casablanca during the Naval Battle of Casablanca.

American troops on board a landing craft heading for the beaches at Oran in Algeria during Operation ‘Torch’, November 1942.

American troops on board a landing craft heading for the beaches at Oran in Algeria during Operation 'Torch', November 1942 ×

HMS Duke of York, HMS Nelson, HMS Renown and HMS Formidable of the North African coast in support of Operation Torch, November 1942. [OS] [800x603]

HMS Duke of York, HMS Nelson, HMS Renown and HMS Formidable of the North African coast in support of Operation Torch, November

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