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The forgotten 800 dead of D-Day rehearsal

A World War Two practice exercise which ended in tragedy and was kept secret for more than 40 years was captured on film days before 800 men were killed.

The D-Day rehearsal, named Exercise Tiger, saw a loss of life greater than the actual invasion of Normandy just months later.

  • 30 May 2014
  • From the section England
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