Exercise Tiger Memorial

Exercise Tiger Memorial (HMOHT)

Location: Arlington, VA 22211 Arlington County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 52.635', W 77° 4.467'

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In honor of the men of the Army 1st Engineer Special Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, VII Corps Headquarters, and Navy 11th Amphibious Force Convoy T-4, who suffered and perished on April 28, 1944. While conducting "Exercise Tiger" at Slapton Sands, Torcross, England, a fierce encounter with German torpedo boats took 539 American lives. Lessons learned that day enhanced readiness for the D-Day landings at Normandy, France. A grateful nation remembers their courage, sacrifices and contributions to the Allied cause in World War II.
Year Placed1995
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Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 6:59am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 320051 N 4305200
Decimal Degrees38.87725000, -77.07445000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 52.635', W 77° 4.467'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 52' 38.10" N, 77° 4' 28.02" W
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Area Code(s)703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3-327 Farragut Dr, Arlington VA 22211, US
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