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Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy... Chapter Summary & Analysis - Look Out Hitler! Here We Come!: Slapton Sands, Upottery: April 1-June 5, 1944 Summary

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Look Out Hitler! Here We Come!: Slapton Sands, Upottery: April 1-June 5, 1944 Summary and Analysis

Easy Company was part of the mission to take Utah beach on D-Day, the Allied invasion of Europe. Due to the massive amount of manpower necessary for the operation, the Army planned a practice operation on a stretch of English coastline that mimics the Utah beach topography. The operation, dubbed Exercise Tiger, suffered from a German attack. Unknown to Easy Company at the time, German torpedo boats sank two ships and over nine hundred men drowned during the exercise. The incident was covered up by the military for more than forty years. In early May, the 101st Airborne division conducted practice jumps in preparation for D-Day. The heavy amount of gear the soldiers carried made movement cumbersome. Each man required assistance onto the C-47 airplane...

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