World Battlefronts, WESTERN FRONT: Destroy the Enemy

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Lieut. General Omar Nelson Bradley, commander of the Twelfth Army Group, can get the weather forecast at any time from his meteorological staff, but he likes to see things for himself. So he keeps three barometers in his headquarters office, jots down the readings twice a day in his notebook.

Most of last week the barometers told kindly, soft-spoken Omar Bradley (whose oldest friends call him "Omar the Tent-maker") that the weather would not be good. He was out a lot himself in the rain and snow, wiping the steam from...

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