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- 1st Infantry Division (U.S.) : A prominent U.S. Army division, known as the "Big Red One" for its insignia, a bold red 1 on a green shield; stationed in Fort Riley, Kansas.
- Bermuda : British overseas territory located in the North Atlantic Ocean, east of South Carolina
- Brigade : A military unit of 3,000 to 5,000 soldiers, organized either for a combined arms combat function or a support role
- Franklin D. Roosevelt : (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often called FDR, the President of the United States 1933 to 1945.
- George Patton : (1885 - 1945) Controversial American general in World War II, famed for his successes in armored warfare against the Germans in 1944-45.
- Gibraltar : Self-governing British overseas territory located on the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula and Europe, overlooking the Strait of Gibraltar.
- Mediterranean Sea : The body of water separating Europe from Africa.
- USS Algorab (AKA-8) : Arcturus class attack cargo ship named after Algorab, a star in the constellation Corvus.
- USS Almaack (AKA-10) : attack cargo ship of the Second World War
- USS Arcturus (AKA-1) : WWII U.S. Arcturus-class attack cargo ship.
- USS Electra (AKA-4) : WWII U.S. Arcturus-class attack cargo ship
- USS Oberon (AKA-14) : an Arcturus-class attack cargo ship of the U.S. Navy
- USS Procyon (AKA-2) : Arcturus-class attack cargo ship
- World War II, air war, Mediterranean and European tactical operations : Following the cancellation of the invasion of Britain, while harassment continued of the British Isles and the Eastern Front, the Germans searched for new opportunities in 1940-1941, finding them in Southern Europe, met, in part, by the invasion of North Africa in 1942, which led to the Italian campaign.