These guys take on all elements. Some things worked in their favor, as if the God of Nature was watching out for them. Early on a terrific sandstorm stopped a major column advancing on Baghdad. You may recall numerous media experts declaring the military was bogging down in this. After the dust and wind cleared, a minefield lay uncovered right in their path! Although, certainly the weather presented many similar challenges...coalition forces experienced a significant victory in a stunning 3 weeks.