NEW BEDFORD — Dozens of people gathered around the memorial M4 Sherman tank at Fort Taber Military Park Sunday to pay their respects to servicemen lost over 70 years ago off Slapton Sands in Devon, England.
Local veterans gathered at Fort Rodman - Fort Taber Military Park Sunday to honor the fallen servicemen killed during Exercise Tiger.
The D-Day dry run off the coast of Devon, England resulted in the deaths of 749 soldiers after a surprise attack by German submarines.
The city paid homage Sunday to the 749 servicemen killed during Exercise Tiger. The exercise was a D-Day rehearsal held off the coast of Devon, England. The training exercise was found and attacked by German submarines, which sank two U...