While reading the book “1944” by Jay Wink, I came across the details of Operation Tiger, a large scale rehearsal for the D-Day invasion of Utah Beach in Normandy held in 1944.
I was surprised that this was an event not covered during my school years, or by any of the countless World War 2 documentaries I have seen. My surprise turned into shock as I learned of the tragedy that unfolded, and the magnitude of the impact it had on the D-Day invasion.
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The United States and Afghanistan have negotiated a security agreement that Karzai says the future government in Kabul must decide whether it will accept it or not. His regime has also been talking to the Taliban, trying to make peace with them.