‘Ike’ Eisenhower will get his own memorial in D.C.

Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower visits paratroopers in England on June 5, 1944, moments before the troops boarded transport planes bound for Normandy and the June 6 D-Day invasion. WASHINGTON - The grandchildren of Dwight D. Eisenhower have reached an agreement with the architect of a long-planned memorial to the former president and supreme allied commander in Washington, ending an impasse over the project's design.