D-Day: Whether the Weather Matters

Extreme planning was required to coordinate the 5,000 ships, 11,000 airplanes, over 150,000 soldiers, and all the supplies required for the D-Day invasion. General Eisenhower relied on information from weather forecasters and other scientists to determine the best time to successfully invade.
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  1. Overview (PDF)

    Overview (PDF)

    Extreme planning was required to coordinate the many ships, airplanes, soldiers, and supplies required for the D-Day invasion, including information from weather forecasters and scientists.

  2. Preparation

    Preparation

    Ensure students are ready with copies of important lesson documents.

  3. Procedure

    Procedure

    Check out the lesson plan for this curriculum set.