Winfred Polzin

Winfred Polzin was listed as missing in action in the days following Exercise Tiger, and he was not immediately allowed to write home to tell his family otherwise. The training was kept secret by the military for a reason: It served as one of the last dress rehearsals for the invasion of Utah Beach on […]

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D-Day veteran Winfred Polzin, 95, recalls surviving¬† Exercise Tiger despite torpedo blast from German S-Boat Part one in a¬†two-part series Winfred Polzin and the last known German motor torpedo boat whose torpedo almost killed him 70 years ago are proof of a top-secret training gone wrong in the weeks leading up to the Normandy landings […]

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