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80-G-30232 North African Invasion, 1942

North African Invasion, 1942
Title: 80-G-30232: Operation Torch, November 1942. U.S. destroyer cuts through the wake of a U.S. aircraft carrier on patrol, first day of fighting off North Africa, November 8. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2017/06/06).
Caption: A destroyer passes astern of USS RANGER (CV-4) at sunset on 8 November 1942, the first day of landings on North Africa. Note F4F "Wildcat" fighters on the Ranger's deck.
Description: 80-G-30232: Operation Torch, November 1942. U.S. destroyer cuts through the wake of a U.S. aircraft carrier on patrol, first day of fighting off North Africa, November 8. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2017/06/06).
Catalog #: 80-G-30232
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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