Kathleen Helen Summersby BEM (née MacCarthy Morrogh November January ), known as Kay Summersby, was a member of the British Mechanised Transport Corps during World War II, who served as a chauffeur and later as personal secretary to Dwight DEisenhower during his period as Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in command of the Allied forces in north west Europe.
The Eisenhower jacket is as dead as Mussolini! For girls, think Chanel, says Jean Gallagher, the Mirror's fashion editor "Dresses with complementary Orlon or wool sweaters (often trimmed with appliques of the dress fabric) should be popular with the littlest set.
Mussolini feared that with the losses in Tunisia and North Africa, the next logical step for Allied General Dwight Eisenhower's armies would be to come across the Mediterranean and attack the Italian peninsulaWithin a few days of the Allied landings on Sicily in July , it was obvious Mussolini's army was on the brink of collapse.
The Eisenhower jacket is very much part of that storyIt was popularized by the former American General President whose name it bears, and its said to have been inspired by a jacket an English general Eisenhower met, who enlisted a London tailor to make one to his likingWith its cropped, narrow waist, the Eisenhower jacket has an