General Eisenhower meets a group of paratroops before D-Day
Here we see General Eisenhower with a group of American paratroops just before they were dropped into France early on D-Day.
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Rickard, J (12 May 2009), General Eisenhower meets a group of paratroops before D-Day, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_eisenhower_paratroops.html