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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 Camps
Nazi Concentration Camps Miscellaneous Crew
(1945)
Universal Newsreel
(1945)
The True Glory
The True Glory Himself
(1945)

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  Crusade in Europe (TV Series documentary) (book - 25 episodes, 1949) (based on a book by - 1 episode, 1949)
- Review (1949) ... (book)
- Russia (1949) ... (book)
- American Military Government (1949) ... (book)
- Victory's Aftermath (1949) ... (book)
- Overrunning Germany (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 | 46 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 speech in Abilene, just after V-E Day in 1945] Because no man is really a man who has lost out of himself all of the boy, I want to speak first of the dreams of a barefoot boy. See more »

Trivia:

1952: Courted controversy during his re-election campaign when, fearing the power of Sen. Joseph McCarthy, he refused to defend his friend (and wartime superior) Secretary of State Gen. George C. Marshall, when McCarthy charged that Marshall was either a Communist or was being controlled by Communist agents. 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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