Today in World War II History—November 11, 1942
80 Years Ago—Nov. 11, 1942: US takes Casablanca, French Morocco.
Allied and French forces cease fire is effective in North Africa at 0700.
German troops occupy Vichy France in response to the French surrender in North Africa, occupy all but Marseille and Toulon.
British Eighth Army enters Libya, pushing Germans out of Egypt.
Three Air Evacuation Squadrons are activated at Bowman Field, KY (Read more: “Medical Air Evacuation in World War II”).