The Battle of Exercise Tiger: The LST's Finest Hour
What began as a top secret naval operation to prepare US Army and Naval forces for the June 6th D-Day Invasion, would end with one of the highest losses ever suffered in combat by the US Army and Navy in WW II.
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The LST (Landing Ship, Tank) of Exercise Tiger

Eight LST's participated in Exercise Tiger:
LST 531, LST 507, LST 289, LST 499, LST 515, LST 58, LST 511, LST 496

Selected Images:

LST 511   LST 507   LST 499
LST 511 Exercise Tiger   LST 507 Exercise Tiger   LST 499 Exercise Tiger
LST 499 - Loading   LST 515   LST 289 - Up Close
LST 499 Loading - Exercise Tiger   LST 515 - Exercise Tiger   LST 289 - Battle of Exercise Tiger
LST 289 - Before LST 289 -Battle Torn  
LST 289 - Before Battle of Exercise Tiger WWII   LST 289 - Battle Torn after Battle of Exercise Tiger  

More information about the LST can be found at the following sites:

Wikipedia: Landing Ship, Tank (LST)

LSTMemorial.org: History

 
 
   
   
 
 
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