In November 1944, German troops flooded in Holland the Maas River and slowed so the advance of the Allies. In September, the Allies had already failed with surgery Marked Garden in the Netherlands, because they 69 could not take and keep the highway (the A50 today). Hecklings by German troops along the road so massive that they nicknamed the Allies Hell's Highway received.
The Allied Campaign in Northwest Europe, 6 June 1944 - 7 May 1945 The Battle for Normandy: A lorry with supplies moving along the floating roadway which was one of the most valuable components of the Mulberry Harbour. A violent storm in the Channel between 19-21 June virtually wrecked the American harbour off St Laurent, but the British harbour remained usable.