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Torch : North Africa and the Allied path to victory

Author: Vincent P O'Hara
Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, [2015]
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World War II had many superlatives, but none like Operation Torch - a series of simultaneous amphibious landings, audacious commando and paratroop assaults, and the Atlantic's biggest naval battle,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
O'Hara, Vincent P., 1951-
Torch
Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, 2015
(DLC) 2015021195
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent P O'Hara
ISBN: 9781612519227 1612519229
OCLC Number: 910664675
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 373 pages).
Contents: Situation --
The art of amphibious warfare --
Decision --
Planning and preparation --
Opposition --
Mediterranean convoys --
Algiers --
Oran --
Atlantic convoy --
Port Lyautey --
Casablanca --
The Naval Battle of Casablanca --
Safi --
Axis reaction --
The Allies move east --
Final roundup --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Vincent P. O'Hara.

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