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Nov 12

America invades North Africa, World War II week by week

Africa invaded Telegram-Tribune Nov. 10, 1942

November 10, 1942 brought the opening of a new ground battle. American ground troops had crossed the Atlantic and were ashore in Algeria and Morocco, on the way to a fight with Nazi forces in North Africa. Lt. Gen. Dwight Eisenhower was leading the fight. French Vichy troops were encouraged to surrender and brought under …

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