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1942 Press Photo Harbor of Algies showing US landing forces met strongest enemy

$12.33
AdID: 3094957

Availability: In stock

Part Number: mja08831

Height: 7.25

Width: 9

Source: Milwaukee Journal

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This is an original press photo. An aerial view of the harbor of Algiers shows where US landing forces met their strongest opposition from Vichy Naval Units. Although the North African key port fell exactly twelve hours after the first US attack, French naval assistance came out of this harbor to engage heavy losses. The surrender of Algiers was negotiated yesterday evening and at dawn today the city was completely in the control of American forces.Photo measures 9 x 7.25inches. Photo is dated 11-9-1942.