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Saturday, October 19, 2013

INVASION OF NORTH AFRICA

SO VALIANT THE HEROES
SO FUTILE THE MISSION
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I'm sure many of you are familiar with the title: Invasion of North Africa, but on this 'invasion' are you familiar with the two former US Coast Guard cutters that was sacrificed to make this invasion possible?
There was only one way into the Oran harbor...and this was blocked by a 'gate' and it was up to these to Banff-class ships to get the job done
In doing there job...many men were lost as well as their ships.  Click HERE to give this most interesting article a read.