General Eisenhower talks with paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division on the eve of D-Day

General Eisenhower talks with paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division on the eve of D-Day

   

General Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890–1969) talks with fighters of the company “E” of the 502nd regiment of the 101st airborne division before loading them into aircraft on the eve of the airborne landing in Normandy (D-Day). Greenham Common Airfield, Berkshire, England.

The photo also contains: Marine Assistant of General Dwight D. Eisenhower – Harry Butcher; Second from right: UK spokesman Brigadier Sir James “Jimmy” Gault.


   

  

Location: Greenham Common Airfield, Berkshire, England
Date: June 5, 1944

In : 1944

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