operation torch

by:Oscar Medrano

novmber 8 1942 at about 5 am

the nations that were involved with operation torch were united states, united kingdom, morocco, Algeria, and French state. The goal was to land 65000 British American troops in the French colonies of Morocco and Algeria and to trap the Germans between the Algier American invasion army and the British eighth army which has been chasing the Germans across North Africa toward Tunisa. The tactics were invade the invasion beaches with naval gunfire and overwhelm the defenders with landing forces. The strategies were move the landing forces inland and them and converge on Casablanca.