The forecast for northwest France on June 6, 1944 stands as history’s most important weather forecast. Conditions at Omaha Beach and the other landing zones within about 50 miles of Normandy, France had to be just right so as to allow troops to parachute to their landing zones, as well as maneuver their way onshore via amphibious vehicles.

This D-Day Weather Map is the Most Important in History:

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