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Allied convoy sailing across Atlantic Ocean for Casablanca, Morocco, circa Nov 1942TBF-1 Avengers and SBD Dauntless bombers running up their engines aboard USS Ranger off West Africa during Operation Torch, Nov 1942. Note one F4F Wildcat without its engine running.US Army sentry at the partially capsized Vichy-French ocean liner SS Porthos in the harbor at Casablanca, French Morocco, 8 Nov 1942. The Porthos was damaged by 16-inch shells fired from the USS Massachusetts.US Army troops of the 3rd Infantry Division drew ammunition on board USS Joseph T. Dickman (AP-26), off Morocco, 7 Nov 1942
Allied convoy sailing across Atlantic Ocean for Casablanca, Morocco, circa Nov 1942TBF-1 Avengers and SBD Dauntless bombers running up their engines aboard USS Ranger off West Africa during Operation Torch, Nov 1942. Note one F4F Wildcat without its engine running.US Army sentry at the partially capsized Vichy-French ocean liner SS Porthos in the harbor at Casablanca, French Morocco, 8 Nov 1942. The Porthos was damaged by 16-inch shells fired from the USS Massachusetts.US Army troops of the 3rd Infantry Division drew ammunition on board USS Joseph T. Dickman (AP-26), off Morocco, 7 Nov 1942
American troops aboard a landing craft en route to the beaches near Oran, Algeria, 8 Nov 1942American troops landing from LCA 26 at the beaches of Azreu, Algeria, 8 Nov 1942Anti-aircraft gunfire seen above American ships against French fighters, off Casablanca, Morocco, early morning of 8 Nov 1942; seen from the after deck of battleship MassachusettsBattleship Massachusetts maneuvering off Casablanca, Morocco, 8 Nov 1942, as seen from destroyer Mayrant
American troops aboard a landing craft en route to the beaches near Oran, Algeria, 8 Nov 1942American troops landing from LCA 26 at the beaches of Azreu, Algeria, 8 Nov 1942Anti-aircraft gunfire seen above American ships against French fighters, off Casablanca, Morocco, early morning of 8 Nov 1942; seen from the after deck of battleship MassachusettsBattleship Massachusetts maneuvering off Casablanca, Morocco, 8 Nov 1942, as seen from destroyer Mayrant
Jean Bart viewed from an aircraft of USS Ranger, Casablanca, French Morocco, 8 Nov 1942, photo 1 of 3Jean Bart viewed from an aircraft of USS Ranger, Casablanca, French Morocco, 8 Nov 1942, photo 2 of 3Jean Bart viewed from an aircraft of USS Ranger, Casablanca, French Morocco, 8 Nov 1942, photo 3 of 3Patton and Rear Admiral H. Kent Hewitt aboard USS Augusta, off North Africa, 8 or 9 Nov 1942
Jean Bart viewed from an aircraft of USS Ranger, Casablanca, French Morocco, 8 Nov 1942, photo 1 of 3Jean Bart viewed from an aircraft of USS Ranger, Casablanca, French Morocco, 8 Nov 1942, photo 2 of 3Jean Bart viewed from an aircraft of USS Ranger, Casablanca, French Morocco, 8 Nov 1942, photo 3 of 3Patton and Rear Admiral H. Kent Hewitt aboard USS Augusta, off North Africa, 8 or 9 Nov 1942
Personnel aboard HMS Formidable observing the invasion beach at Algiers, Algeria, 8 Nov 1942, photo 1 of 2Personnel aboard HMS Formidable observing the invasion beach at Algiers, Algeria, 8 Nov 1942, photo 2 of 2Residents of Arzeu, Algeria greeting American troops on the beach, 8 Nov 1942United States Army troops landing near Algiers, Algeria, 8 Nov 1942. Note the large American flag they carried in the hopes French troops would not fire on it.
Personnel aboard HMS Formidable observing the invasion beach at Algiers, Algeria, 8 Nov 1942, photo 1 of 2Personnel aboard HMS Formidable observing the invasion beach at Algiers, Algeria, 8 Nov 1942, photo 2 of 2Residents of Arzeu, Algeria greeting American troops on the beach, 8 Nov 1942United States Army troops landing near Algiers, Algeria, 8 Nov 1942. Note the large American flag they carried in the hopes French troops would not fire on it.
United States Army troops making their initial landing at Safi, Morocco south of Casablanca, 8 Nov 1942. Photo taken from an airplane flying from the USS Santee.Wildcat fighters testing their machine guns aboard Ranger off North Africa, Nov 1942F4F-4 Wildcat taking off from Ranger for strikes against Fedala, French Morocco (now Mohammedia, Morocco), 9 Nov 1942. Note airborne Army O-59A Grasshopper observation planes launched from Ranger minutes before.Force H warships HMS Duke of York, HMS Nelson, HMS Renown, HMS Formidable, and HMS Argonaut underway off North Africa, Nov 1942
United States Army troops making their initial landing at Safi, Morocco south of Casablanca, 8 Nov 1942. Photo taken from an airplane flying from the USS Santee.Wildcat fighters testing their machine guns aboard Ranger off North Africa, Nov 1942F4F-4 Wildcat taking off from Ranger for strikes against Fedala, French Morocco (now Mohammedia, Morocco), 9 Nov 1942. Note airborne Army O-59A Grasshopper observation planes launched from Ranger minutes before.Force H warships HMS Duke of York, HMS Nelson, HMS Renown, HMS Formidable, and HMS Argonaut underway off North Africa, Nov 1942

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