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AnswerDuring operation torch American forces landed on northern Africa ( Algeria) in November 1942 and had to deal first the Vichy french( free french forces) and joined for the first time the war in Europe against the Germans and the Italians. the campaigns went to Tunesia and ended after the defeat and run from the German Africa corps till mid 1943, while the British forces advanced from the eastern part (the 8th army under command of Montgomery) from Libia.

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