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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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 1949 Crusade in Europe (TV Series documentary) (book)
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Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 44 Print Biographies | 18 Portrayals | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

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

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5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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[on Truman's handling of the Korean conflict] (He's) a fine man who, in the middle of a stormy lake, knows nothing of swimming. Yet a lot of drowning people are forced to look to him as a lifeguard. If his wisdom could only equal his good intent. See more »

Trivia:

According to the film's director Garson Kanin, when the movie "The True Glory" won the 1945 Academy Award as 'Best Documentary Feature', the Oscar went to the uncredited producer, General Dwight D. Eisenhower. 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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