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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 - 2 episodes, 1949) (based on a book by - 1 episode, 1949)
- Crossing the Rhine (1949) ... (book)
- The Battle of the Bulge (1949) ... (based on a book by)
- The Air War (1949) ... (book)
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"Eisenhower: The Prewar Diaries and Selected Papers, 1905-1941," edited by Daniel D. Holt and James W. Leyerzapf. Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 0801856744 . See more »

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

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


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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[ 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 »


Among his favorite films was High Noon (1952). See more »


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.



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