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Here are some links to supporters of our website and sources of additional information.
    This website is dedicated to the tragedy of Exercise Tiger, and to Ken Small. Ken tirelessly campaigned to recover a 32 ton Sherman tank lost in the practice landings, later recovered from the sea bed and now displayed at Slapton Sands.
    Please help fund the continued upkeep of the Tank Memorial Site by generously giving a donation – CLICK HERE.
  • Navsource Naval History
    NavSource Naval History’s simple goal is the preservation of naval history, in the form of images and text, also to help former shipmates find each other by providing reunion and contact information. We also hope to help historians and researchers find information and sources not previously available through private photo collections and records donated to us by former ships personnel. We also make available to everyone public images and records found scattered in various locations Indexed in one place for easy reference.
  • Help for Heroes
    Help for Heroes is a charity launched in October 2007 and aims to do something practical for the men and women of the UK Armed Forces who are wounded while serving in the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
  • Special Operations Warrior Foundation
    SOWF provides free college scholarship grants, along with financial aid and educational counseling, to the children of Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps Special Operations personnel who were killed in an operational mission or training accident.
  • The USS LST Ship Memorial
    Website for the restored LST325 which is located at Evansville, Indiana. This LST was involved in Exercise Tiger but not involved in the incident of 28th April, 1944. Good reference site and worthy cause.
  • War Memorials Trust
    War Memorials Trust works for the protection and conservation of war memorials in the UK.
  • BBC Devon Article
    An article by Laura Joint marking the 65th anniversary of the Exercise Tiger tragedy off the South Devon coast.
  • Dorset Life Article – May 2009
    Article Title: Massacre at Slapton Sands – the great portland cover-up. Rodney Legg tells how wartime reminiscing enabled him to re-write the story of one of the most famous disasters of the Second World War and claim it for Dorset.
  • Schnellboot S130 History
    Pages on the British Military Powerboat Trust’s website about Schnellboot S130 which was one of the E-Boats that took part in the Exercise Tiger incident on the 28th April, 1944.
  • Schnellboot S130 Photographs
    Pages on the British Military Powerboat Trust website with recent images of S130 from 2004 before being sold to the Wheatcroft Collection in February 2008.
  • Landing Ship, Tank – Wikipedia
    Information page on Wikipedia for those wishing to know more about LST’s.
  • Schnellboot or E-Boat – Wikipedia
    Information page on Wikipedia for those wishing to know more about Schnellboots or E-Boats.
  • Great War Literature Publishing
    Educational publishers of study guides for First World War literature, GWL kindly pay for all the research costs that have enabled us to complete the Roll of Honour so far.
  • Greenway Ferry and Pleasure Cruises
    Greenway Ferry & Pleasure Cruises has a fantastic array of boat trips, excursions and ferry services in the English Riviera’s Geopark and the beautiful River Dart.
  • GO Digital Media & Publishing
    GO Digital Media & Publishing develop contemporary and highly effective digital media solutions for news platforms and publishing. They kindly built and host our new website.