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  • Weather prime factor in D-Day and even more important in warfare today

    The D-Day landings in Normandy on 6 June 1944 marked the beginning of the end of World War II in Europe. Few people realize that weather was the deciding factor in the timing of the momentous landings. The Sixteenth Air Force’s (16 AF) 557th Weather Wing (WW) played an active role in Gen. Dwight D.