Today in World War II History—November 17, 1942
80 Years Ago—Nov. 17, 1942: In Tunisia, British take Beja, and US takes Gafsa and its airfield.
British open Bône Harbor in Algeria.
Vichy French ambassador to the US Gaston Henri-Haye is interned at Hotel Hershey, Hershey, PA, with other Vichy French; those who ally with the Free French are released.