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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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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:

Grand Marshal, Tournament of Roses parade, Pasadena, CA 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:

[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:

Name at birth was David Dwight Eisenhower, although it was soon changed to Dwight David 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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