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Operation Torch : the Allied gamble to invade North Africa

Author: William B Breuer
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Relates the compelling story of the Allied campaign to invade French Northwest Africa in 1942.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William B Breuer
ISBN: 031258685X 9780312586850
OCLC Number: 12695278
Description: xv, 272 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: Operation Torch intrigue. "The blackest day in history!" ; Patton and the U.S. Navy collide ; Bloodbath on the iron coase ; "Let's all get equally confused!" ; Top secret: airfields A and B ; A mystery man visits Eisenhower ; Lethal duel of wits ; A cloak-and-dagger mission ; "The entire u-boat pack is lying in wait" ; The Führer is hoodwinked ; A French military coup fails --
A mighty armada strikes. America's first paratroop mission ; Slaughter in Oran Harbor ; Shootout at Arzew Barracks ; The "lost battalion" of Algiers ; "The heart of America beats for us" ; "Be warned: they are alert on shore!" ; The warships slug it out ; A French surrender hoax ; Bloody clash at the Casbah ; "French troops will cease hostilities".
Responsibility: William B. Breuer.

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Relates the compelling story of the Allied campaign to invade French Northwest Africa in 1942.

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