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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea03652

Cover of Volume 3, No. 3 of the Army Air Forces Weather Service Bulletin. Colonel D. N. Yates receiving the Legion of Merit from Lt. General Carl Spaatz for "his part in deciding the choice of D-Day in Europe... he picked the only day in June on which the great operation could have been launched." Colonel Yates became head of the AAF Weather Wing and the AF Air Weather Service.

Image ID: wea03652, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Photo Date: 1945 March
Credit: Headquarters Weather Wing Army Air Forces; Courtesy of the family of Nels Johnson, United States Weather Bureau (dec.)

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