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Address: 18-20 Grosvenor Square, London W1

This building in the heart of Mayfair was once well known to the General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower during the Second World War when Grosvenor Square was the nerve center of the American Armed Forces in Great Britain. The square was nicknamed “Eisenhower Platz” by the G.I.-s.

The main entrance to the building.

The grey plaque on the building reads:
In This Building Were Located The Headquarters of General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower Commander in Chief Allied Force June-November 1942 Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force January-March 1944.

To find out more about this building, visit 18-20 Grosvernor Square in Buildington.

[Dwight Eisenhower photo by San Diego Air & Space Museum Archives]

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