Eisenhower, Dwight D., General
Supreme commander of the Allied
The most fateful decision of his
entire career was the order "Go" on the eve before D-Day,
June 6, 1944. Later, in the early morning hours of D-Day, Ike said to
his secretary and driver, Kay Summersby: "Well, it is on.....no
one can stop it now!". Eisenhower became the president of the
United States after the war.