American and British troops in landing crafts reach the beachheads in Oran, Algeria in Operation Torch invasion of North Africa
Oran Algeria Date:1942, November Duration:2 min 37 sec Sound:Yes
Allied offensive in North Africa, part of Operation Torch in World War 2. Allied convoy underway near the coast of Oran in North Africa. Antiaircraft guns provide cover fire for the naval fleet to land on the shores. British and American warships lay a smoke screen. Troops descend from a ship via a climbing net and board a transport boat. Troops in landing crafts head toward the beachheads. British and American troops reach the North African shores. Supplies and equipment are unloaded.
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