Brits & U.S. Unite in ’42 to Defeat Germany First (Stephen Ambrose)

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When the Brits and the U.S. decided to form the first allied command in history in order to defeat Nazi Germany (and not the Japanese who just bombed Pearl Harbor), why was their first ground battle (Operation Torch) against France in North Africa? Here’s the great Stephen Ambrose with the story.

Photo Credit: Public Domain [L-R] Churchill, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Bernard Montgomery at a reunion of British Eighth Army, October 19, 1951.

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