“Les sanglots longs des violons de l’automne blessent mon cœur d’une langueur monotone”

…The weather yesterday which was original date selected was impossible all along the target coast. Today conditions are vastly improved both by sea and air and we have the prospect of at least reasonably favorable weather for the next several days…
Top Secret, Eyes Only,
Shaef Command Post, Personal From General Eisenhower,
6 june 1944

Parfois la météo contribue à changer l’Histoire.