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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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  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:

[ to the Allied Expeditionary Forces on D-Day, June 6, 1944] You are about to embark on a great crusade. The eyes of the world are upon you, and the hopes and prayers of all liberty-loving people go with you. See more »

Trivia:

He was the last U.S. president to have been born during the 19th Century. 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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