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Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890–1969)


Dwight David Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas. He was the third of seven sons born to David Jacob Eisenhower and Ida Elizabeth Stover. Both parents were of German descent. Eisenhower studied at the West Point Military Academy from 1911-1915. He served with the infantry, became the #3 leader of the tank corps, and rose to ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

Known For

Crusade in Europe
(1949)
Nazi Concentration and Prison Camps
(1945)
Universal Newsreel
(1945)
The True Glory
The True Glory Himself
(1945)

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  Crusade in Europe (TV Series documentary) (book - 22 episodes, 1949) (based on a book by - 1 episode, 1949)
- Russia (1949) ... (book)
- American Military Government (1949) ... (book)
- Victory's Aftermath (1949) ... (book)
- Overrunning Germany (1949) ... (book)
- Crossing the Rhine (1949) ... (book)
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Other Works:

Book: "Waging Peace", 1965 ) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 45 Print Biographies | 18 Portrayals | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Dwight David Eisenhower | Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower | Gen. Dwight Eisenhower | General Dwight D. Eisenhower | General Dwight Eisenhower | General Eisenhower | Pres. Dwight D. Eisenhower | President Dwight D. Eisenhower | President Eisenhower

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

Pessimism never won any battle. See more »

Trivia:

The USA Eisenhower dollar coin, showing a profile of the general on the obverse, was minted from 1971-1978. Although intended for circulation, the majority were kept by collectors, rather than used in commerce. See more »

Trademark:

Being a higher ranked General, he commanded 'Joseph S. Patton' to apologize to two privates, that Patton had slapped in the face, calling them cowards and profane names.

Nickname:

Ike

Star Sign:

Libra

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