Events for Saturday 24th December 2011
On This Day in History
WWII: Eisenhower becomes the Supreme Allied Commander.24th December 1943
U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes the Supreme Allied Commander.
Further ReadingIke's Last Battle
(Hardback - 224 pages)
by Charles Whiting
March-April 1945. Victory for the Allies was only a matter of time. Two great armies were racing towards each other cruching German resistance in their path. Berlin was the prize, which the Soviets were in the event to seize. Instead Eisenhower, always more a political, rather than military, figure opted… Read more...Only £19.95 at Pen & Sword Books.