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12 April 2018 | by Mark Lawson

How a Second World War meterologist got the weather right for D-Day in June 1944


How a Second World War meterologist got the weather right for D-Day in June 1944

Laura Rogers and David Haig

 

Stories about extreme weather events – such as the disaster movies Twister and The Perfect Storm – are a recognised fictional subgenre. But while Pressure, the third play by the actor-writer David Haig, takes the form of a gripping thriller about a storm, it is of an unusually serious kind. The disaster involved would be the possible loss of the Second World War.

 





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