19 May 2012

19 May 1944

Formed at divisional parade today -- inspected by General Eisenhower, Admiral Kirk, and his staff. “Ike” is a very personable gentleman and was most gracious to us all. Hope to get copies of some of the pictures taken at that time.

From left to right: General Dwight D. Eisenhower, U.S. Army; Admiral Alan G. Kirk, USN; Admiral Morton L. Deyo, USN

Image courtesy of Naval History and Heritage Command

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