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Exercise Tiger By Wendy Susan Lawrence

Exercise Tiger by Wendy Susan Lawrence

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Using archive documents, letters, first-hand accounts and images, this book provides a new examination of Exercise Tiger, the tragic American D-Day rehearsal off the Devon coast in April 1944. It includes an exploration of the 'conspiracy' theories that have dogged this event for many years.

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Exercise Tiger: The Forgotten Sacrifice of the Silent Few by Wendy Susan Lawrence

Exercise Tiger was a series of operations off the South Devon coast in the spring of 1944, rehearsing for the forthcoming D-Day landings. Shrouded in mystery, one of these exercises ended in disaster for over 600 young American servicemen, as their operation was discovered by a patrol of German e-boats, which attacked, leaving two LSTs sunk and one badly damaged. The secret nature of these exercises, some claimed, led to a military cover-up and many families were not immediately informed of the nature of the deaths of their loved-ones. Over the months that followed, D-Day came and went, the war ended and there seemed little point in raking over this sorry affair. Exercise Tiger became a forgotten chapter in the annals of the Second World War. Using archive documents and images, this book recounts the history and personal accounts behind this tragic event, as well as examining the many subsequent conspiracy theories and exploring the evidence behind them.

About Wendy Susan Lawrence

Wendy Lawrance was born and grew up in Surrey, attending school in Esher, where she developed an early interest in English Literature, especially that of the First World War. After twenty years running her own business in the graphic design industry, Wendy decided to fulfil her life's ambition and become a writer, which she has now been doing professionally for over ten years, becoming a recognised academic authority on First World War Literature, in which area she has published over fifty titles. Wendy lives near the beautiful West Sussex coast with her husband, grown-up daughter and teenage son.

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GOR011232137
9781781551103
1781551103
Exercise Tiger: The Forgotten Sacrifice of the Silent Few by Wendy Susan Lawrence
Used - Like New
Hardback
Fonthill Media
2013-11-01
256
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