Forgotten

Most of us know about D-Day and the storming of the beaches at Normandy. Omaha Beach and Utah Beach are familiar names to many of us but “Operation Tiger” is not even though there were way more casualties during Operation Tiger than at Utah Beach. Operation Tiger was a “practice exercise” to familiarize green troops on what to expect during the Normandy Invasion but it went very badly with over 600 casualties. Eisenhower quickly classified it secret after its failure and was unknown until recently after it was declassified. The below link will give you a written explanation of the operation or you can stream it from Netflix. It can be located by browsing Netflix’s documentaries.

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