American troops aboard a landing craft en route to the beaches near Oran, Algeria, 8 Nov 1942

Caption   American troops aboard a landing craft en route to the beaches near Oran, Algeria, 8 Nov 1942 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseImperial War Museum
Identification Code   4700-01 A 12661
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Operation Torch   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Photos on Same Day 8 Nov 1942
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 14 May 2008
Licensing  Crown Copyright / Public Domain. According to the Crown Copyright laws of the United Kingdom, copyright protection has expired for photographs created prior to 1 Jun 1957.



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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Anonymous says:
14 Apr 2011 05:52:47 PM

My father was in that battle
2. Penni says:
14 Apr 2019 05:21:39 AM

The picture of the soldiers on the landing craft hants me. Right in the middle there is a young boy who appears to be way younger than the others,in fact he looks like a very young kid. Also he is the exact image of my grandson.Would love to find the names of these men.
3. Kesia Milner says:
13 Jun 2019 08:06:00 AM

My son looks identical to the boy in the center! Here's a side by side comparison. I'd love to find the names of the soldiers on this mission and see if there's a possible relation. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10219526951429165&set=a.2154890876581&type=3&eid=ARDZS4KEZRYRJBkH8BV7eTDiztZqGEz762xVp42z8IHJJU88tvA74OSfxvR28R417cYdhJanBZkWgRfu
4. Anonymous says:
17 Jun 2019 05:16:15 PM

It's a shame that propagandists are trying to pass this off as a D-Day image.

https://gop-tea-pub.tumblr.com/post/185412682972/this-is-one-of-the-most-amazing-photos-of-the

https://www.michigan-sportsman.com/forum/threads/d-day.651739/#post-7472609

https://www.instagram.com/p/ByX8Ik4lmcT
5. Alice Dzimier says:
28 Jun 2019 01:55:38 PM

Is there any way to find out the name of the medic in this picture? He looks a lot like my father
6. Beth says:
4 Feb 2022 01:25:47 PM

The young boy in the center looks like my son who served in the Army in 2010 in the Infantry. I'd love to know the identity of who he is.
7. BIll says:
11 Feb 2022 05:09:32 AM

I too am curious about the young man 3rd back in the center. My aunt think it resembles my grandfather and was wondering if anyone knew if the names of these men are listed anywhere?
8. anonymous says:
9 May 2022 09:53:52 PM

This seems fake to me
9. Josh says:
12 Jun 2022 12:29:15 PM

the young man that is the 3rd one back is Clarence Moss. He is my step kids great grand father.
10. Anonymous says:
12 Aug 2022 02:28:07 PM

I have been told my entire life that the soldier is my uncle Herman Stoos. He died in Tunisia.
11. Matt stoos says:
12 Aug 2022 08:09:50 PM

I have been told my entire life that the soldier is Herman Stoos.
12. Penni Moltrer says:
4 Oct 2022 08:27:36 PM

I am very interested in the photo of the american troops on a landing craft during Operation Torch 8 Nov, 1942. Is there anyway I could find the names of these men.

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