Three Days in June: The Story of the D-Day Forecast

Three Days in June: The Story of the D-Day Forecast

For a few tense days in June 1944, the success of the greatest military invasion the world had ever seen depended on weather readings taken by one woman. Maureen Sweeney worked at the remote Blacksod weather station on Ireland’s west coast. 96-year-old Maureen tells the extraordinary story of her D-Day data and how it influenced one of the most important moments of the Second World War.

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