An Army at Dawn: The War in Africa, 1942-1943 - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

Rick Atkinson
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Chapter 7 Summary and Analysis

In late 1942, George Patton personally oversaw modifications to one of the grandest houses in Casablanca. Steel shutters were added to fortify against strafing, as well as a bomb shelter where the swimming pool had been and a ramp to the front door. Patton hated being so far from the action at the front lines. He wrote home to his wife, "Personally, I wish I would get out and kill someone." These preparations were being made to house a high level conference including President Roosevelt, Prime Minister Churchill, Eisenhower, and the American and English Chiefs of Staff. Roosevelt arrived early in the morning on January 14, 1943. Eisenhower spoke of setbacks in Tunisia and the upcoming plan to attack from the south and open up the German front - Operation Satin. He hoped that it would divide the Axis forces. British General Allen Brooks...

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