General Eisenhower Inspects Fighter Command





The Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force, General Dwight D Eisenhower, accompanied by his senior air comanders, watching activities in the Operations Room at Headquarters, ADGB, during a visit to Bentley Priory, Middlesex. They are (left to right); Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder (Air Commander-in-Chief and Deputy Supreme Allied Commander, SHAEF), Air Commodore Hart, Major General William C Butler (Deputy Commander-in-Chief, Allied Expeditionary Air Force), Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh Mallory (Commander-in-Chief, Allied Expeditionary Air Force), General Eisenhower, Air Vice Marshal W B Callaway (Senior Air Staff Officer ADGB), and Group Captain E H Stevens.


photo courtesy of the Imperial War Museum

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