Army & Navy: Bath & Suvórov

General Dwight D. Eisenhower is an Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Military Division of the Order of the Bath, which ranks him between a baronet and a knight and entitles him to wear a crimson satin mantle lined with white taffeta.* He is also an honorary member of London's famed and hoary Athenaeum Club. These honors have now been augmented by one from another great ally of the U.S.—Russia's Order of Suvorov, First Degree, one of the highest military awards the Soviet Union can bestow.

While they were about it, the Russians made awards representing various lesser degrees of glory to...

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