On Sept. 17, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission and members of the Eisenhower family dedicated a long-waited national memorial in Washington, D.C., to the World War II supreme allied commander and 34th president.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial is located in a new four-acre park, adjacent to the National Mall and across the street from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.
Nine-foot-tall bronze sculptures by Sergey Eylanbekov depict Gen. Dwight Eisenhower speaking to his troops on the eve of the D-Day invasion.
A second group of sculptures depict President Dwight Eisenhower with a group of advisers in front of a map of the world.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial is the first public work of renowned architect Frank Gehry.
Shifting sunlight and nighttime lighting give a dramatic effect to artist Tomas Osinski's stainless steel tapestry of the cliffs of Normandy in peacetime.
The "President's Own" U.S. Marine Band parades the colors at the dedication of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington, D.C., Sept. 17.
The quartet Voices of Service performs at the dedication of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington, D.C., Sept. 17.