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History stands before you

Although it was pulled from the sea it is still in good albeit rusty condition. You can see what... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Hereford, United Kingdom
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Very interesting

This is one of those interesting finds that you will be pleased you stumbled across. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike S
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Although it was pulled from the sea it is still in good albeit rusty condition. You can see what these amazing tanks looked like. Shame it’s too far gone to see inside. A good relic from the past that stands out in history

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alank939
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of those interesting finds that you will be pleased you stumbled across. The information on the area and what happened was very illuminating

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mike S
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The tank and it's history are very interesting to visit. The history of the practice landing was kept quiet for many years until a local fishermen uncovered the truth. Also the beach is amazing for swimming and fishing. A full history of the area dating...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 882linnw
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Don't just drive by and miss this. It has a really interesting story behind it of not only wartime struggle but in more recent times... The excellent interpretation panel tells the story of how it came to be sited here and is well worth reading....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank anthonyfj
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Enjoyed visiting this memorial site and learning of the history behind it. Reading the names of all the very young men who lost their lives at the time of this exercise , is a very timely reminder of the cost of war. That this tank...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ranastdon
Reviewed 23 October 2018

This is a fantastic memorial to the men who lost their lives rehearsing D Day. A great location and a lovely view

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sparkymg
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The Sherman tank is displayed beside the car park at Torcross. There are public toilets nearby, and across the road is the seafront where there are cafes.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank k r
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

This was a sobering visit to the war memorial and taking in the history of how the tank came to be there. Worth 30 mins of anyone’s time and a little bit of quiet reflection - how different the beach and area would have been...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Emma G
Reviewed 13 July 2018

The stark image of the tank sitting in the car park is a memorial to the many hundreds of US service men who died whilst training for D Day. The monument is also testament to the local man who located the tank and got it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

This is a place to take time out to visit and pay your respects. The tank is a monument to the men who lost their lives during Operation Tiger and had a haunting presence about it. There is a potted history set of plaques around...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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