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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, fought across a two thousand mile span of coastline in French North Africa. The risk was enormous, the scale breathtaking, the preparations rushed, the training inadequate, and the ramifications profound. Torch was the  Read more...
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O'Hara, Vincent P., 1951-
Torch.
Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, 2015
(DLC) 2015021812
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent P O'Hara
ISBN: 9781612518237 1612518230
OCLC Number: 908374193
Description: ix, 373 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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 --
The Fall of Casablanca --
Safi --
Axis Reaction --
The Allies Move East --
Final Roundup --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Vincent P. O'Hara.
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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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"Vince O'Hara has expertly assembled and comprehensively related all the elements of the political background, the planning and the execution of the operation. He is to be commended for including so Read more...

 
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