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Operation Torch, 1942 Marker, KV-7

The first major amphibious action of World War II was planned near here in the Nansemond Hotel, HDQ. of Amphibious Force U.S. Atlantic fleet. An Army-Navy staff under Adm. H.K. Hewitt met with Gen. G.S. Patton to plan the movement of Task Force “A” from Hampton Roads to North Africa.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1960
Region: Tidewater Region
Geographic Location: Norfolk
Physical Description of Location: 256 W Ocean View Ave (Route 60), Norfolk, VA 23503.
GPS Location: 36.957632,-76.255746
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