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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

Nazi Concentration Camps
Nazi Concentration Camps Miscellaneous Crew
(1945)
Crusade in Europe
(1949)
ABC Stage 67
ABC Stage 67 Himself
(1967)
The Colgate Comedy Hour
The Colgate Comedy Hour Himself - U. S. President
(1955)

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  Crusade in Europe (TV Series documentary) (book - 25 episodes, 1949) (based on a book by - 1 episode, 1949)
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- Russia (1949) ... (book)
- American Military Government (1949) ... (book)
- Victory's Aftermath (1949) ... (book)
- Overrunning Germany (1949) ... (book)
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Other Works:

"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 »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 47 Print Biographies | 19 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 | Eisenhower

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

In 1945 Secretary of War Stimson, visiting my headquarters in Germany, informed me that our government was preparing to drop an atomic bomb on Japan. I was one of those who felt that there were a number of cogent reasons to question the wisdom of such an act. During his recitation of the relevant facts, I had been conscious of a feeling of depression and so I voiced to him my grave misgivings, ... 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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