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Crusade in Europe
(TV Series documentary) (book - 25 episodes, 1949) (based on a book by - 1 episode, 1949)
"Eisenhower: The Prewar Diaries and Selected Papers, 1905-1941," edited by Daniel D. Holt and James W. Leyerzapf. Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 0801856744 .
3 Biographical Movies |
47 Print Biographies |
19 Portrayals |
2 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
11 Magazine Cover Photos |
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 | Eisenhower
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
[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.
In March 1960 he ordered the CIA to devise the Bay of Pigs invasion, which was left to his successor John F. Kennedy
to carry out. Critics maintained that Eisenhower would have provided air support for the invasion, as he did during the 1954 Guatemalan coup d'état. The original invasion plan required both aerial and naval support, but Kennedy felt this would make the US involvement too obvious.
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.