Dwight D.Eisenhower appointed to leader of Operation Overlord during a stop in Tunis of Roosenvelt after the conference of Caïro.
General Eisenhower is appointed head of SHAEF (Supreme Headquarters of
Nicknamed Ike, this brilliant general, 53 years old, is chosen for
his organisational talent and diplomatic skills, both essential to commanding a
- "America at War" (Allied airborne press), 29 December 1943
- General Dwight D. Eisenhower and his staff. To his left, General Montgomery; to his right, General Tedder, February 1944.
- Insignia of SHAEF (Supreme Headquarter of Allied Expeditionary Force)
- "Le Courier de I'Air"' (Allied airborne press), 3 February 1944