Timeline of Operation Torch, the Allied invasion of North Africa during World War 2.

Timeline of Operation Torch, the Allied invasion of North Africa during World War 2.

– Battle of Tunisia – Operation Torch was designed to trap the German and Italian troops between British forces moving from the east and American forces invading from the west in French…

– Battle of Tunisia – Operation Torch was designed to trap the German and Italian troops between British forces moving from the east and American forces invading from the west in French…

Operation Torch

Operation Torch

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

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

Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He had previously been a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe; he had responsibility for planning and supervising the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–43 and the successful invasion of France and Germany in 1944–45 from the Western Front. In 1951, he became the first supreme commander of…

Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He had previously been a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe; he had responsibility for planning and supervising the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–43 and the successful invasion of France and Germany in 1944–45 from the Western Front. In 1951, he became the first supreme commander of…

OPERATION TORCH - NORTH AFRICA

OPERATION TORCH - NORTH AFRICA

Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He had previously been a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe; he had responsibility for planning and supervising the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–43 and the successful invasion of France and Germany in 1944–45 from the Western Front. In 1951, he became the first supreme commander of…

Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He had previously been a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe; he had responsibility for planning and supervising the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–43 and the successful invasion of France and Germany in 1944–45 from the Western Front. In 1951, he became the first supreme commander of…

the_ww2_memoirs The 6 crewmen of an American M3 "Lee" tank belonging to "D" Company, 2nd Battalion, 13th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division, show off the ammunition of the M3 Lee's 75mm cannon during the race to cut off the Axis in Tunisia, Operation "Torch", 24th of November, 1942. The M3 "Lee" was the main American medium tank from 1941-1943 but by 1943 it was largely obsolete and was being replaced by the M4 Sherman. The M3 "Lee" was slow, obsolete, had weak cannons, cumbersome…

the_ww2_memoirs The 6 crewmen of an American M3 "Lee" tank belonging to "D" Company, 2nd Battalion, 13th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division, show off the ammunition of the M3 Lee's 75mm cannon during the race to cut off the Axis in Tunisia, Operation "Torch", 24th of November, 1942. The M3 "Lee" was the main American medium tank from 1941-1943 but by 1943 it was largely obsolete and was being replaced by the M4 Sherman. The M3 "Lee" was slow, obsolete, had weak cannons, cumbersome…

American Generals Dwight D. Eisenhower (right) and George S. Patton plan Operation Torch, the Allied invasion of North Africa. Place uncertain, 1942.

American Generals Dwight D. Eisenhower (right) and George S. Patton plan Operation Torch, the Allied invasion of North Africa. Place uncertain, 1942.

Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He had previously been a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe; he had responsibility for planning and supervising the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–43 and the successful invasion of France and Germany in 1944–45 from the Western Front. In 1951, he became the first supreme commander of…

Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He had previously been a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe; he had responsibility for planning and supervising the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–43 and the successful invasion of France and Germany in 1944–45 from the Western Front. In 1951, he became the first supreme commander of…

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