One of the most widespread rumours of World War II was that General Dwight D Eisenhower (later two-time president of the United States) was having a love affair with his Irish driver, Kay Summersby.
The alleged relationship has been the subject of many books since, a TV mini-series and even the autobiography of Kay Summersby herself, published in 1977 after her death. Chicago Tribune war correspondent Jack Thompson told Lieutenant-General ‘Slim Jim’ Gavin: “You didn’t...
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