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Eisenhower's D-Day Headquarters

 
 
Eisenhower's D-Day Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 15, 2018
1. Eisenhower's D-Day Headquarters Marker
Inscription. The United States of America recognizes the selfless service and manifold contributions of General Dwight David Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander, 1944-1945. At this site, General Eisenhower, on behalf of freedom loving peoples throughout the World, directed the Allied Expeditionary Forces against Fortress Europe, 6 June 1944.

This plaque was dedicated by a United States Department of Defense delegation and the Eisenhower family on 4 June 1990 during the Centennial year of his birth and the 46th Anniversary of Operation OVERLORD.
 
Erected 1990 by United States Department of Defense.
 
Location. 51° 30.43′ N, 0° 8.043′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on St James's Square just north of Pall Mall, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 31 St James's Square, City of Westminster, England SW1Y 4JR, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Norfolk House (a few steps from this marker); Frederick Winsor (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Brigade of Guards (about 90 meters away); Air Chief Marshal Sir Keith Park (1892 - 1975) (about 120 meters away); Robert Falcon Scott (about 150 meters away); Franklin (about 150 meters away); John Fox Burgoyne (about 150 meters away); John First Lord Lawrence (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
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Eisenhower's D-Day Headquarters Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 15, 2018
2. Eisenhower's D-Day Headquarters Marker - Wide View
 Dwight D. Eisenhower (Wikipedia). "Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was an American army general and statesman who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 to 1961. During World War II, he was a five-star general in the United States Army and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Forces in Europe. He was responsible for planning and supervising the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–43 and the successful invasion of France and Germany in 1944–45 from the Western Front...." (Submitted on April 25, 2018.) 
 
Additional keywords. St James's
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Eisenhower's D-Day Headquarters Marker - Wider View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 15, 2018
3. Eisenhower's D-Day Headquarters Marker - Wider View
<i>General Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the order of the day, "Full victory--nothing else"...</i> image. Click for full size.
U.S. Army (courtesy of the Library of Congress), June 5, 1944
4. General Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the order of the day, "Full victory--nothing else"...
Full LOC title: General Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the order of the day, "Full victory--nothing else" to paratroopers somewhere in England, just before they board their airplanes to participate in the first assault in the invasion of the continent of Europe.

"Photo shows General Eisenhower talking with American paratroopers on the evening of June 5, 1944, as they prepared for the Battle of Normandy. The men are part of Company E, 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, at the 101st Airborne Division's camp in Greenham Common, England. Photo includes Sgt. Fred Lindsey holding a sketchbook, behind and to the left of Eisenhower's back... Russell Wilmarth, behind Eisenhower's chin;... Lt. Wallace C. Strobel with a "23" tag; ...Ralph "Bud" Thomas, to the left of Strobel;... and probably Corporal Donald E. Kruger, in front row, far right, wearing a musette bag on his chest..." - LOC

 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 25, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 25, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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