Allied Force's Second Enemy: the Weather



The Allied Expeditionary Force battled two stubborn foes. One of them, the Germans, was reasonably predictable. The other, the weather, defied close analysis and for that reason gave the Allied high command the kind of trouble it had hoped to avoid.

Supplies and reinforcements were moving across the Channel and up the beaches in great volume. Even the Germans admitted that. But the Allied high command made no bones of a sobering fact: unloading had been thrown behind schedule.

So had the work of supporting air...

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