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Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890–1969)


Dwight D. Eisenhower was born on Tuesday, October 14, 1890, as Dwight David Eisenhower, 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 ... See full bio »

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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: "Crusade in Europe", 1948 (1997 paperback reprint by Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 080185668X). 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:

[from a letter to Edgar Newton Eisenhower, dated Monday, November 8th, 1954] Now it is true that I believe this country is following a dangerous trend when it permits too great a degree of centralization of governmental functions. I oppose this--in some instances the fight is a rather desperate one. But to attain any success it is quite clear that the Federal government cannot avoid or escape ... See more »

Trivia:

When he saw the concentration camps used in the Holocaust, he rang both Washington DC and London and told Them to send photographers to capture what he saw as he did not want people to claim that any of it had been made up or exaggerated. 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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