Committed to preserving the diverse history of the Norfolk, Virginia area.
Christopher Kolakowski, Director of the MacArthur Memorial, shares the story of "Operation Torch," the successful World War II invasion of North Africa. Plans for Operation Torch were laid out at the Norfolk's Nansemond Hotel, and maneuvers were practiced on the beaches of Ocean View.
FREE and open to the public
Location:Fort Norfolk810 Front StreetNorfolk, VA 23508
Norfolk Historical SocietyP.O. Box 6367Norfolk, Virginia 23508-0367