For the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Calvados Boulard has created its collector’s edition called “IKE” in memory of General Eisenhower. Only 11 decanters of this rare edition have been sold to the “lucky few” at an auction organized by Artcurial, in Paris June 20th, 2014. The Maison des Calvados Boulard has collected 11 200 euros, all profits will go to the American Association The Greatest Generations Foundation. Concerning the other numbered bottles:
• One bottle will be offered to the great grandson of the five-star general, Mr Alexander Richard Eisenhower.
• One bottle was given to the Presidency of the United States of America, on June 6th.
• One bottle is being given to the French Presidency.
• One bottle will be kept by Maison Boulard.
About The Greatest Generations Foundation.
Since 2004, TGGF is the only non-profit International organization dedicated to promoting recognition and respect for war veterans of past and current conflicts while enhancing historical education for today’s youth and tomorrow’s leaders. Their objective is to ensure that the honor and sacrifice of these veterans is never forgotten, nor that the value of their deeds be allowed to disappear into the annals of history.