Plaque

Operation Torch & Operation Overlord

Inscription

Norfolk House
In this building, 24 June 1942 - 8 November 1942, general of the army, Dwight D Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander, formed the first allied force headquarters and in conjunction with the commanders of the fighting services of the allied nations and the authorities in Washington and London planned and launched Operation "Torch" for the liberation of North Africa, and later, 16 January 1944 - 6 June 1944 as Supreme Allied Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in conjunction with the commanders of the fighting services of the allied nations and the authorities in Washington and London he planned and launched Operation "Overlord" for the liberation of North West Europe.

Site: Norfolk House - Eisenhower & WW2 (2 memorials)

SW1, St James's Square, 31, Norfolk House

June 2020: This building has been demolished and, so far, not replaced, so we've marked the plaques as 'lost'.  Please let us know if you see another 'spreadsheet' block arise (we're only guessing) and whether any memorials are put on it.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Operation Torch & Operation Overlord

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Operation Overlord

The allied campaign in WW2 for the liberation of North West Europe including ...

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Operation Torch

The allied campaign in WW2 for the liberation of North Africa

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World War 2

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Dwight D. Eisenhower

President of the United States 1953-61. Born in Texas. 1915 graduated from ...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Operation Torch & Operation Overlord

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Dwight D Eisenhower

Dwight D Eisenhower

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