Dwight D. Eisenhower bidding good luck to paratroopers headed to France

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Caption on reverse: "6/10/44. U.S. Gen. Eisenhower Bids Good Luck to Paratroopers Leaving for France. U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower (hands in pockets), Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force, talks informally with a corporal in an American paratroop unit about to be flown over northern France for landings near German objectives, on June 6, 1944. Earlier, Gen. Eisenhower personally delivered his order of the day to the men, who have their faces blackened with camouflage paint. The AEF commander told them 'we will accept nothing less than full victory,' and beseeched 'the blessing of Almighty God upon this great and noble undertaking.' This is the third of a series of four pictures."

June 10, 1944



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