“OPERATION TORCH: ALLIED INVASION – NORTH AFRICA”

When:
November 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2017-11-28T14:00:00+00:00
2017-11-28T15:30:00+00:00
Where:
Manchester Branch, Ocean County Library
Manchester Township
NJ
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Michael Mahoney, Program Coordinator

“OPERATION TORCH: ALLIED INVASION – NORTH AFRICA”
On November 8, 1942 an Anglo-American force landed in French Morocco and Algeria with the aim and goal to gain complete control of North Africa and defeat General Erwin Rommel’s German-Italian Army in Libya. TORCH was primarily an American operation under the command of Lt.-General Dwight D. Eisenhower assisted by a British staff. The presentation will relate all aspects of this first successful Allied combined operation and how and why it did succeed.

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