Operation Torch

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Images from Operation Torch. Operation Torch was the British-American invasion of French North Africa during the North African Campaign of the Second World War which started on 8 November 1942.

British men of the SAS (Special Air Service) back from a three month long patrol in the desert of North Africa, World War II. Special Air Service, History Online, World History, Ww2 History, History Facts, Afrika Corps, Rare Historical Photos, Rare Photos, Vintage Photos

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The Special Air Service (SAS) In North Africa during the Second World War : A close-up of a heavily armed patrol of 'L' Detachment SAS in their Jeeps, just back from a three month patrol. The crews of the jeeps are all wearing 'Arab-style' headdress, as copied from the Long Range Desert Group. // Warriors looking Bad-Assed!

Jeep rolling off a landing boat during the landing operations of the U. task forces at Fedala harbor, Morocco. - from Willys at War Gp on FB George Patton, Military Jeep, Military Vehicles, Military Uniforms, Us Armor, Landing Craft, Military Pictures, Ww2 Pictures, Jeep Life

Waterproofed jeep rolling off LCV (Landing Craft, Vehicle) at Fedala, Morocco harbor during Operation TORCH, 8 November 1942

Team of American flight nurses posing in front of one of their transport planes, used to ferry wounded soldiers from the North African battlefields to the rear for treatment. History Books, World History, American Flights, History Of Nursing, Flight Nurse, Military Women, Second World, Waves, World War Two

Team of American flight nurses posing in front of one of their C-47 transport planes, used to ferry wounded soldiers from the North African battlefields to the rear for treatment. April, 1943 ~

Flight Nurse Julia Corinne Riley, waiting for another ambulance with her last patient aboard a transport plane, which ferried the wounded soldiers from the North African battlefields to hospitals in the rear. Flight Nurse, Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Vintage Nurse, British Soldier, Military Women, Military Photos, Pearl Harbor, Second World

Flight Nurse Julia Corinne Riley, waiting for another ambulance with her last patient aboard a C-47 transport plane, which ferried the wounded soldiers from the North African battlefields to hospitals in the rear. April 1943 ~

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1943, Tunisie, Tunis, Des troupes US circulent la ville

Photo Originale Couleur du magazine "Life Time" - Original Color Photo from "Life Time" Magazine Autre vue : www.flickr.com/photos/41818881@N06/12831030383/

US General George S. Patton, wearing his trademark pearl handle pistols, watches the battle during the desert fighting between German and American forces in the El Guettar Valley. Location: El Guettar, Tunisia Date taken: 1943 Photographer: Eliot Elisofon North African Campaign, George Patton, Afrika Korps, Life Pictures, Color Pictures, German Army, World History, History Pics, Ww2 History

US General George S. Patton, wearing his trademark pearl handle pistols, watches the battle during the desert fighting between German and American forces in the El Guettar Valley. Location: El Guettar, Tunisia Date taken: 1943 Photographer: Eliot Elisofon

American gun crew in camouflaged emplacement awaiting orders to fire during the desert fighting between German and American forces in the El Guettar Valley. Location: El Guettar, Tunisia Date taken: 1943 Photographer: Eliot Elisofon Bernard Montgomery, Military Photos, Military History, Afrika Corps, Big Guns, North Africa, World War Two, Ww2, Images

Awaiting Orders

American gun crew in camouflaged emplacement awaiting orders to fire during the desert fighting between German and American forces in the El...

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1943, Tunisie, Tunis, Des troupes US circulent dans la ville

Photo Originale Couleur du magazine "Life Time" - Original Color Photo from "Life Time" Magazine A gauche de la photo, le siège des "Compagnons de France", groupement nationaliste de la "Phalange Africaine", connue aussi sous les noms de "Légion impériale", "Légion africaine" ou "Légion des Volontaires Français de Tunisie". Autre vue : www.flickr.com/photos/41818881@N06/12831387564/

Medical Transport: Interior of a air evacuation flight between Catania, Sicily to the General Hospital in Tunis, Tunisia. US flight nurse, Mary Smith, is taking particulars from the patient during the flight ~ Vintage Nurse, Vintage Medical, Afrika Corps, Casualties Of War, Flight Nurse, Miss Mary, General Hospital, North Africa, World War Two

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JUL 3 1942 Falling back to the El Alamein line Soldiers search the body of an Italian infantryman for identification, 11 July History Online, World History, World War Ii, British Soldier, British Army, Afrika Corps, Ww2 Photos, Photographs, Italian Army

THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH AFRICA 1942

E 14241. Soldiers search the body of an Italian infantryman for identification 11 July 1942.

bombers, of the Twelfth Air force, dropped fragmentation bombs on El Aouina airdrome at Tunis, covering the airdrome and field completely. On the field below enemy planes can be seen burning. Operation Torch, Mind Blowing Pictures, Afrika Corps, North African Campaign, Rare Historical Photos, World War Two, Mind Blown, Wwii, History

B-17 bombers, of the U.S. Army's Twelfth Air force, dropped fragmentation bombs on the important El Aouina airdrome at Tunis, Tunisia, and covered the airdrome and field completely. On the field below enemy planes can be seen burning, on February 14, 1943.

Interior of an airplane: a nurse and a medic attend to wounded soldiers on stretchers. Probably North Africa, December 1942 ~ Air Force Nurse, Operation Torch, Flight Nurse, North African Campaign, British American, Historical Pictures, World War Two, Memorial Day, Wwii

Interior of an airplane: a nurse and a medic attend to wounded soldiers on stretchers. Probably North Africa, December 29, 1942 ~

The death of HMS Barham: :: On the afternoon of November 1941 after being hit by three torpedoes [submarine battleship HMS Barham rolls over, her magazines explode and she sinks with the loss of over 800 of her crew, off the coast of Sidi Barrani, Egypt. Operation Torch, North African Campaign, British American, Tall Ships, Royal Navy, Battleship, Military History, World War Two, Wwii

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