Item Details

Wave Prediction and the Normandy Invasion

INTELECOM
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Renowned oceanographer and geophysicist Walter Munk talks about the role wave prediction played in the planning of the Normandy Invasion during World War II. He recalls that the invasion was actually postponed one day because of predictions of unfavorable wave conditions.
Release Date
2011
Run Time
1 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
9 - 12
Notes
  • Originally released by INTELECOM, 2011.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on April 18, 2015.
Series
Luminaries
Contents
Wave Prediction and the Normandy Invasion (1:00)
Published
[Place of publication not identified] : INTELECOM, [2011]
New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2015.
Publisher no.
  • 70635 Infobase
  • [71245]s Infobase
Access Restriction
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Description
1 online resource (1 video file (1 min., 52 sec)) : sound, color.
Streaming video file.
System requirements: Films On Demand platform.
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