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.
Geographic Location: Norfolk
Physical Description of Location: 256 W Ocean View Ave (Route 60), Norfolk, VA 23503.
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