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4 Dec 1939

French Morocco
21 Jun 1940

French Morocco
  • Destroyer USS Herbert arrived at Casablanca, French Morocco. ww2dbase [Casablanca | CPC]
23 Jun 1940

French Morocco
  • Destroyer USS Herbert departed Casablanca, French Morocco for to Lisbon, Portugal with American refugees. ww2dbase [Casablanca | CPC]
8 Jul 1940

French Morocco
8 Nov 1941

French Morocco
  • Primauguet began a period of refit in Casablanca, Morocco. ww2dbase [Primauguet | Casablanca | CPC]
11 Nov 1942

French Morocco
  • TBF Avengers from escort carrier USS Suwannee, using aerial depth charges, attacked and sank a Vichy-French submarine southwest of Casablanca in what would be the first successful attack of an enemy submarine by aircraft from an escort carrier. ww2dbase [Operation Torch | J. J. Clark | Casablanca | DS]
Photo(s) dated 11 Nov 1942
Aerial photograph from a USS Ranger plane showing three badly damaged French warships beached at Casablanca, French Morocco, 11 Nov 1942. They were damaged in the Battle of Casablanca 8 Nov 1942
15 Nov 1942

French Morocco
  • USS Ancon arrived at Casablanca, French Morocco. Later on the same day, she departed as a part of a convoy sailing for Norfolk, Virginia, United States. ww2dbase [Operation Torch | Ancon | Casablanca | CPC]
16 Nov 1942

Photo(s) dated 16 Nov 1942
French destroyer Milan beached at Casablanca, French Morocco, 16 Nov 1942 after being damaged in the Battle of Casablanca 8 Nov 1942.The incomplete French battleship Jean Bart at Casablanca, French Morocco, 16 Nov 1942, with damage from 16-inch shells and 1,000-pound bombs inflicted by US Navy forces on 8 Nov 1942 during the Operation Torch landings.
14 Jan 1943

Photo(s) dated 14 Jan 1943
The Anfa House in Casablanca, Morocco, Jan 1943. This house was part of Camp Anfa on the grounds of the Anfa Hotel. Anfa House was Franklin Roosevelt’s residence during the Casablanca Conference.
18 Jan 1943

Photo(s) dated 18 Jan 1943
Major General George Patton and Vice-Admiral Louis Mountbatten at Camp Anfa, near Casablanca, Morocco, 18 Jan 1943. Mountbatten had just presented Britain’s Military Medal to US Army Ranger Sergeant Franklin Koons.President Franklin Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill confer with the Combined Chiefs of Staff during the Casablanca Conference at Roosevelt’s Dar es Saada villa in Casablanca, French Morocco, 18 Jan 1943.US Army Ranger Sergeant Franklin Koons posing for photographers immediately following being presented with Great Britain’s Military Medal by Vice Admiral Louis Mountbatten, Casablanca, French Morocco, 18 Jan 1943US Army Ranger Sergeant Franklin Koons shaking hands with British Vice Admiral Louis Mountbatten immediately following being presented with Great Britain’s Military Medal at Casablanca, French Morocco, 18 Jan 1943
See all photos dated 18 Jan 1943
19 Jan 1943

Photo(s) dated 19 Jan 1943
Henri Giraud and Franklin Roosevelt at Casablanca, French Morocco, 19 Jan 1943US Army honor guard presenting the colors outside the President’s villa ‘Dar es Saada’ in the Anfa neighborhood of Casablanca, French Morocco during the Casablanca Conference, Jan 1943.Winston Churchill and Vice Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten in front of Churchill’s residence in Casablanca, Morocco for the Casablanca Conference, Jan 1943.
20 Jan 1943

Photo(s) dated 20 Jan 1943
Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, Hastings Ismay, and Louis Mountbatten at Churchill
22 Jan 1943

Photo(s) dated 22 Jan 1943
Roosevelt and Churchill at Casablanca Conference, French Morocco 22 Jan 1943; rear row L to R: Gen Arnold, Adm King, Gen Marshall, Adm Pound, Air Chief Marshal Portal, Gen Brooke, Field Marshal Dill, Adm MountbattenFranklin Roosevelt awarding Brigadier General William Wilbur the Medal of Honor, Casablanca, French Morocco, 22 Jan 1943; note George Marshall in background and George Patton assisting. Photo 1 of 2.Franklin Roosevelt awarding Brigadier General William Wilbur the Medal of Honor, Casablanca, French Morocco, 22 Jan 1943; note George Marshall in background and George Patton assisting. Photo 2 of 2.
24 Jan 1943

Photo(s) dated 24 Jan 1943
Free French leaders Charles de Gaulle and Henri Giraud at Casablanca Conference, Morocco, 24 Jan 1943; Roosevelt and Churchill in backgroundFranklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill pose for photographs in the gardens of Roosevelt’s Villa Dar es Saada in the Anfa neighborhood of Casablanca, French Morocco during the Casablanca Conference, 24 Jan 1943.Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill brief war correspondents in the gardens of Roosevelt’s Villa Dar es Saada in the Anfa neighborhood of Casablanca, French Morocco during the Casablanca Conference, 24 Jan 1943.Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill brief war correspondents in the gardens of Roosevelt’s Villa Dar es Saada in the Anfa neighborhood of Casablanca, French Morocco during the Casablanca Conference, 24 Jan 1943.

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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