Hitler reinforces North Africa
9th November 1942: As the Allied landings continue Germany begins sending large numbers of troops to Tunisia
The Operation Torch landings continued in the Vichy French-controlled Morocco and Algeria. The Allies had not had the resources to land further east in Tunisia. They had hoped that, if they quickly established a strong foothold in Algeria, they could push along the coast road and occupy Tunisia as well. It was not to be.
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