“Slowly I raised my eyes and found myself looking right into Gen. Eisenhower’s face. ‘What do you want, solider’ he demanded, looking pretty surprised. He wasn’t angry, but I don’t think he appreciated the interruption,” he wrote.“‘I just wanted to take a look, sir,’ I replied meekly,” he wrote. “ ‘Well, take a good look, soldier, and get out!’ he said. I looked and that was my rendezvous with destiny,” he wrote.