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Exercise Tiger, 1944 - 1992

 Collection
Identifier: FLSC-CLGAMH-04262017
Exercise Tiger was a training exercise leading up to what eventually was D-Day. The rehearshal for the Normandy Beach landing took place on Slapton Sands, a British seafront, on April 27-28, 1944. it became the deadliest training exercise during World War II. Both friendly fire and attacks by German E-boats led to the deaths of 749 men.

Dates

  • 1944 - 1992

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to researchers, except for files marked as restricted as requested by Dr. Cecil B. Currey. The Special Collections librarians reserve the right to deny access to these particular files.

Extent

1.67 Linear Feet (4 boxes)