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Tanker11 Supporting Member of TMP20 Feb 2024 9:48 a.m. PST

Looking for a detailed account, beyond the standard histories.

Wackmole920 Feb 2024 11:11 a.m. PST

Northwest Africa: Seizing the Initiative in the West
George F. Howe
free download for us military site
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Tanker11 Supporting Member of TMP20 Feb 2024 11:21 a.m. PST

Fantastic, thank you

Personal logo Mserafin Supporting Member of TMP20 Feb 2024 11:57 a.m. PST

Try Vincent O'Hara's book "Torch: North Africa and the Allied Path to Victory," USNI Press, 2015.

0ldYeller20 Feb 2024 2:29 p.m. PST

I recall Rick Atkinson's first book in his trilogy of the US Army in Europe in WW2 – Army at Dawn: North Africa 1942 – 1943 has a very detailed account of the Torch landings.

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP20 Feb 2024 3:57 p.m. PST

Agree with Wackmole, but take a look at Paul Robinett's Armor Command if you get a chance, to get an eyewitness account at a tactical level.

King Monkey21 Feb 2024 5:03 a.m. PST

If you're looking for something with plenty of photographs there's always Operation Torch then and now.

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Bezmozgu721 Feb 2024 6:04 a.m. PST

Unit histories contain some useful information and details not carried in more general histories. My unit, the US 7th Infantry Regiment's (3ID) WWII history covers its landing at Fedala and can be found here for free download from Merriam Press:

payhip.com/b/Qx15

This site contains other books that might have some helpful information too.

Here's a link to Merriam Press's free download catalog:

link

R Leonard21 Feb 2024 1:30 p.m. PST

Look here for official documents & reports
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