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Jun 5, 2019

Caroline Coch, Climate Science Communications Specialist speaks to Prof Liz Bentley, Chief Executive at RMetS, about the D-Day landings and Captain James Stagg’s involvement into it.

D-Day, the allied invasion to free western Europe from Nazi Germany, took place on the 6th June 1944. The operation was highly weather dependent, and Captain James Stagg spotted what the Germans couldn’t see: a window of opportunity to proceed with the invasion. His forecast was crucial for Eisenhauer to go ahead with the invasion.

The Society has put together a number of resources around James Stagg and the D-Day landings. They can be found HERE.

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