Forecast for Overlord, June 6, 1944 (J. M. (James Martin) Stagg) soon to be presented for sale on the really rather good BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: Shepperton: Ian Allan, 1971, Hardback in dust wrapper.
From the cover: Written by General Eisenhowers chief weatherman, this book describes the plans and preparations that were made to advise on the weather for the Allied invasion of Europe, Operation Overlord, in June 1944.
For many weeks, Dr. Stagg had been presenting trial forecasts to the Supreme Commander, which had been agreed in consultation with the experts of three weather forecasting centres, one American and two British. Suddenly, four days before D-day, when the first orders were being issued for the opening moves in the invasion, a stormy period became imminent and the experts were divided about the outlook. No one could say whether or not condit…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper. Top corner of the first blank clipped.
Turquoise boards with Red titling to the Spine. 128 pages. 9¼” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I draw your attention to more books in my Military History catalogue?