Operation Torch -- The Allies Go On the Offensive in North Africa.
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On November 8, 1942, combined American and British land, air and naval forces launched Operation Torch, a series of amphibious landings on both the western coast of Africa and at numerous points on the Mediterranean coast in North Africa. It was the first time during WWII that American ground forces were committed in strength in the European Theater of Operations (ETO), and the first major joint offensive operation conducted by the American and British.
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