In this enlightening and compelling background of wrestle from international struggle II to the Vietnam clash, writer John F. Fuller describes the journey that used to be the Air climate carrier and introduces its brave relations of forecasters who supplied important climate help for the nation's defense force and made remarkable contributions of the sphere of meteorology. know about the debatable occasions best as much as the pressure-packed D-Day forecast and the invasion forecasts of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and detect how climate aid "can be the margin among the victor and the vanquished."
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