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Diary November 7, 1942


Operation Torch fleet
Operation Torch was notable for the long approach voyages. Troops came straight from the United States and Great Britain to the beaches.
WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, November 7, 1942:

Sea War

Mediterranean: U-boats and Italian submarines attack Allied Task Forces engaged in Operation Torch (November 7-15). 7 transports sunk and 3 damaged; destroyers Martin and Isaac Sweers (Dutch) sunk. 5 U-boats and 1 Italian submarine lost.

Secret War

Germany: From German prison camp escaped General Giraud picked up from South France by British S-class sub Seraph, which transfers him to Gibraltar-bound flying boat.

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