Exercise Tiger Remembered ~ April 28, 1944
The Utah Beach WWII D-Day Dress Rehearsal where 639 American Soldiers and Sailors Died
78th Anniversary ~ April 28, 2022
A small ceremony was held for the first time since the Pandemic on Sunday, April 24, 2022.
Members of the Royal Tank Regiment, Plymouth Branch, including a bugler, were present with Standards to pay tribute.
For the 79th annivesrary next year in 2023, no formal service will be held, but plans are being made for
a service on the 80th anniversary, Sunday, April 28, 2024.
To see highlights of the 75th Anniversary in 2019, please click the Link below:
Please read the story of the forgotten tragedy of Exercise Tiger at the Link below:
Dean Small, Director, is the son of the late Ken Small who established this memorial in 1984.
Laurie Bolton, USA, is the Honorary Directory. Her uncle died in
Exercise Tiger, and she is the contact for the American survivors and family members.
We are Exercise Tiger Memorial Ltd., a non-profit organization, dedicated to the memory
of the 639 American soldiers and sailors who perished on April 28, 1944.
We also maintain the Sherman Tank Memorial Site
established by the late Ken Small in 1984.
PHOTOS NEEDED OF AMERICANS WHO DIED IN EXERCISE TIGER
for our Honoured Dead page. Please email jpeg file to: firstname.lastname@example.org