Operation Brushwood

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Operation Brushwood was a part of Operation Torch, Allied landings in Africa during World War II.

Taking place on 8 November 1942 they were intended to capture Fedhala as part of a larger operation to capture Casablanca in Morocco.

Operation Brushwood forces landed in Fedhala, Morocco, then marched to nearby Casablanca.[1]


  1. ^ Jones, H.G. (2010). The Sonarman's War: A Memoir of Submarine Chasing and Mine Sweeping in World War II. McFarland & Co., Inc., Jefferson, North Carolina and London. p. 40.