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Today in World War II History—Nov. 11, 1942

French Gen. Auguste Paul Noguès is met by US Col. Hobart R. Gay at Fedala, French Morocco to negotiate an armistice, 11 November 1942 (US Army Center of Military History)

French Gen. Auguste Paul Noguès is met by US Col. Hobart R. Gay at Fedala, French Morocco to negotiate an armistice, 11 November 1942 (US Army Center of Military History)

75 Years Ago—Nov. 11, 1942: US takes Casablanca, French Morocco.

Allied and French forces cease fire in North Africa at 0700.

Germans occupy Vichy France in response to 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.

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