80-G-30281:  Operation Torch, November 1942.   Planes of USS Ranger (CV-4) en-route to invade French North Africa. Plane captains check over fighters, preparatory to taking off on another raid while the pilots are below being briefed by intelligence officers.   Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.  (2017/06/06).

1942 was an eventful year for the United States military as America suffered defeats early in the year, and then started to push back against Japan and Germany. Speakers will touch upon topics such as the Battle of the Atlantic and Operation Torch. This event will be held at the Hampton Roads Naval Museum. It will be free of charge and reservations may be made by calling 757-322-3168.