Wrecks of US vessels from D-day rehearsal given protected status

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At least 749 US servicemen died when landing craft were torpedoed off south Devon coast

Two large US landing craft that were torpedoed and sank with huge loss of life during a secret rehearsal for D-day have been given scheduled protection by the British government.

At least 749 US servicemen died when the vessels, known as LSTs, were attacked by German forces and sank off the south Devon coast during a training drill known as Exercise Tiger.

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