This blog has three reputations: a modest and obscure domestic, a more serious one with foreign allies, and a distinct appreciation by adversaries. With an adversary that has a dysfunctional intelligence apparatus, intel9 may have unrealistic weight. On a very few occasions, it has been suggested that a line of inquiry was not helpful to our common goals. I know which side I’m on.
In other words, I don’t want to tell the Kremlin what they might not know. I can still guide you to a reference by which you can, with some digging, inform yourself.
Operation Neptune, better known as D-Day, was the largest amphibious assault in history. Although the Ukrainian assault will be primarily land-based, there is a remarkably precise correspondence between the problems of D-Day planners, and those of Ukraine.
Follow all the links. Buried in the jumble is the issue of perfect correspondence with a Ukraine dilemma, the reason for delay. You will recognize it by careful correlation with what is already public knowledge.