Operation Torch (Which took place from 8 November – 10 November 1942) was the Anglo-American invasion of north-west
Troops loading up for the invasion of northern Africa. Troops in deep thought and concentration to be in a good state of mind for the attack.
A picture taken at the time of a landing during Operation Torch. This picture shows troops heading to shore from their boats.
"The battle is going very heavily against us. We're being crushed by the enemy weight...We are facing very difficult days, perhaps the most difficult that a man can undergo."
Field Marshal Erwin Rommel - 3rd November 1942
'Operation Overlord' pass
This pass is a pass for Peter Calder.
It gave this man access to the secret operation planning meetings that they held for 'Operation Overlord'.
Manual for the Control of German Information Services
This manual is a person copy of the private US military intelligence publication. These manuals were found on the ground for the de-nazification of Germany at the end of WWIIhttp://www.nls.uk/propaganda/calder/manual.html
'Naval aircraft takes part in a joint operation with American forces to invade North Africa'
The Fleet Air Arm was part of many great joint operations in WWII including the Normandy Landing. The Normandy Landing was the significant because the beaches were within the airfields in the south of
Q – When did Operation Torch take place?
A – November 8 – 10. 1942.
Q – Which region of
A – Northern
Q – Which allied countries participated with Operation Torch.