The Jews Who Helped the Americans Free Algeria From the Nazis

In November 1942, Eisenhower needed help in Algiers while his troops were landing on the coast. Enter Jos Aboulker and his friends

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U.S. Navy Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat fighters of Fighting Squadron 9 (VF-9) and VF-41, Carrier Air Group Four (CVG-4), testing guns aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ranger (CV-4) in early November 1942, prior to taking part in "Operation Torch", the Allied invasion of North Africa.
U.S. Navy Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat fighters of Fighting Squadron 9 (VF-9) and VF-41, Carrier Air Group Four (CVG-4), testing guns aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ranger (CV-4) in early November 1942.Credit: Wikipedia
American soldiers land on the shores of Algeria, November 1942.Credit: IWM
A Jewish couple from Algeria in the middle of the 19th century.Credit: Apic / Getty Images
French President Emmanuel Macron walks past the tombs of Algerian Jews at the European cemetery of Bologhine in Algiers on February 14, 2017. Credit: AFP

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