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  Dwight D. Eisenhower - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (October 14, 1890–March 28, 1969), American soldier and politician, was the 34th President of the United States (1953–1961) and supreme commander of the Allied forces in Europe during World War II, with the rank of General of the Army.
Eisenhower was born in Denison, Texas, the third of seven sons born to David Jacob Eisenhower and Ida Elizabeth Stover, and their only child born in Texas.
Eisenhower was named Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army in November 1945, and in December 1950 was named Supreme Commander of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and given operational command of NATO forces in Europe.
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 Dwight D. Eisenhower - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 March 28, 1969), American soldier and politician, was the 34th President of the United States (1953–1961) and Supreme Commander of the Allied forces in Europe during World War II, with the rank of General of the Army.
Eisenhower had been impressed during the war with the German Autobahn system, and also recalled his own involvement in a military convoy in 1919 that took 62 days to cross the U.S. Another achievement was a 20% increase in family income during his presidency, of which he was very proud.
Eisenhower was the first president affected by the 22nd Amendment, limiting presidential terms, and the first Republican president to be elected to two full terms since William McKinley, who did not live to serve them both.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dwight_Eisenhower   (4370 words)

 Dwight Eisenhower
Dwight Eisenhower was the Allies Supreme Commander in the lead up to D-Day and in the actual landings in Normandy.
Eisenhower was one of the most important generals of World War Two and one who went on to greater success as president of America from 1953 to 1961.
Dwight Eisenhower was born in 1890 in Texas.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /dwight_eisenhower.htm   (1639 words)

 GI -- World War II Commemoration
Eisenhower was delighted when in December the CCS ordered him to leave Italy and go to London to take command of the forces gathering in England for the invasion of France.
Eisenhower believed that if he gave all the drastically limited supplies--SHAEF's major problem was the absence of deepwater ports--to Montgomery and allowed him to drive into Germany, the troops involved in the single thrust would be isolated and destroyed by the enemy.
Eisenhower brought to the presidency both the assets and limitations of a military background: a talent for administrative efficiency qualified by a deficient background in national problems outside the sphere of foreign relations.
www.grolier.com /wwii/wwii_eisenhower.html   (5791 words)

 Dwight Eisenhower
Eisenhower's career in the US Army had so far being fairly unspectacular but he had impressed General George Marshall, U.S. Chief of Staff, and a week after Pearl Harbor was recruited to help prepare the plans for war with Japan and Germany.
Eisenhower was criticised by some Allied military leaders as being over cautious during the invasion of Sicily of Italy.
Eisenhower was aware that he would have difficulty in persuading the American public to support another war so quickly after Korea.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USAeisenhower.htm   (5148 words)

 CNN Cold War - Profile: Dwight David Eisenhower
Eisenhower assumed his post in 1951 but decided to run for the presidency a year later and retired from the Army.
Eisenhower refused to publicly criticize Sen. Joseph McCarthy, whose anti-communist campaign resulted in the firing of civilian employees and charges against Army and civilian officers.
Eisenhower also worked for the creation of the South Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO, 1954), the inclusion of West Germany in NATO in 1955, and the end of four-power occupation and the restoration of Austrian sovereignty.
www.cnn.com /SPECIALS/cold.war/kbank/profiles/eisenhower   (621 words)

 Dwight David Eisenhower
Dwight David, one of seven sons of David and Ida Eisenhower, was born 14 October 1890 in the little east Texas town of Denison.
Eisenhower, actively encouraged by his parents and brothers, saw education as a way to better himself and became as much of a scholar as he was an athlete.
Eisenhower discovered that handling coalition warfare involving the three armed services of two nations in a campaign launched on hostile soil by amphibious landings, where logistical and administrative support did not previously exist, was even more complex than he had imagined.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/brochures/ike/ike.htm   (8182 words)

 Character Above All: Dwight D. Eisenhower Essay
At West Point, and in his first twenty-five years in the Army, Eisenhower satisfied few of his ambitions-- he didn't get to war and he was still a lieutenant colonel-- but he learned his profession and demonstrated another characteristic trait, patience.
By 1952, the year Eisenhower entered into politics at age sixty-two, his character, as formed by heredity and experience, was set in cement.
The Court ordered the integration of the public schools with all deliberate speed, which Eisenhower thought was a terrible mistake because the schools were the most sensitive place to proceed, by far.
www.pbs.org /newshour/character/essays/eisenhower.html   (1154 words)

 American President
Born in Texas and raised in Kansas, Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's greatest military commanders and the thirty-fourth President of the United States.
Eisenhower refused and instead became president of Columbia University and then, after the outbreak of the Korean War, the first Supreme Commander of NATO forces in Europe.
Eisenhower avoided war in Indochina in 1954 when he failed to authorize an air strike to rescue French troops at the crucial battle of Dienbienphu.
www.americanpresident.org /history/dwighteisenhower   (1070 words)

 President Dwight Eisenhower: Health & Medical History
Eisenhower was frequently asked how he did it; he replied that it was simple, all he did was put smoking out of his mind.
Eisenhower had a left anterior myocardial infarction in September 1955, while on vacation at his in-laws' house in Denver.
Eisenhower, who was 67 years old and had three years remaining in his second term of office, was already taking coumadin at this time [6a].
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 Dwight Eisenhower   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Dwight was born on 1890 in Deison, Texas.
Dwight Eisenhower died in Washington, D.C. in 1969.
Dwight's enduring fame dates even from his high school years when he was a football player.
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 Dwight D. Eisenhower Strike Group
The mission of USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) is to provide sea-based tactical air power for defense of America's right to freedom of the seas as well as the protection of United States sovereignty.
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower is capable of projecting tactical air power over the sea and inland, as well as providing sea-based air defense and anti-submarine warfare capabilities.
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower's aircraft are used to conduct strikes, support land battles, protect the battle group or other friendly shipping, and implement a sea or air blockade.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/navy/batgru-69.htm   (2046 words)

 Eisenhower, Dwight D. --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Eisenhower, Dwight D. 34th president of the United States (1953–61), who had been supreme commander of the Allied forces in western Europe during World War II.
Eisenhower, Dwight D. In World War II Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower became one of the most successful commanders in history.
In February 1943 General Eisenhower was appointed commander in chief of the Allied armies in the North African theater of operations.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9032159   (852 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online: EISENHOWER, DWIGHT DAVID
Dwight David Eisenhower, general of the army and thirty-fourth president of the United States, was born in Denison, Texas, on October 14, 1890, to David J. and Ida (Stover) Eisenhower.
During the 1930s Eisenhower, as a major and lieutenant colonel, was assigned largely to staff positions.
In 1948 Eisenhower retired as army chief of staff to become president of Columbia University in New York.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/EE/fei1.html   (837 words)

 Dwight D. Eisenhower
Eisenhower (standing at attention) and Mamie listen to a speech given by President Harry S Truman.
Eisenhower gives a speech shortly after his re-election to a second term as president.
Eisenhower waves from his car during his second inaugural parade.
www.gmu.edu /library/specialcollections/ike.html   (432 words)

 Dwight D. Eisenhower
After Eisenhower left the White House in 1961, many political commentators indicated that they had not been especially impressed with this immensely popular President's performance.
In time, however, Eisenhower's presidential ratings have risen, in the face of increasing appreciation for his sound fiscal policies and efforts to promote peaceful coexistence with the Soviet Union while still maintaining a strong posture against its threatened aggressions.
Eisenhower was serving as chief of staff of the United States Army when he sat for this portrait.
www.npg.si.edu /exh/hall2/eisens.htm   (271 words)

 Dwight David Eisenhower
Eisenhower served in the Philippines from 1935 to 1939 with Gen. Douglas MacArthur.
After the war, Eisenhower served as army chief of staff from Nov. 1945 until Feb. 1948, when he was appointed president of Columbia University.
With his wartime rank restored by Congress, Eisenhower returned to private life and the role of elder statesman, with his vigor hardly impaired by a heart attack, an ileitis operation, and a mild stroke suffered while in office.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0760618.html   (605 words)

 34th President, Eisenhower's Birthplace State Historical Park, General Dwight David Eisenhower, born Denison, Texas, ...
On the morning of October 14, 1890, Dwight David Eisenhower was born in a modest two-story frame house at the corner of Lamar Avenue and Day Street in Denison, Texas.
Eisenhower's Birthplace is open year round, and closed on Christmas and New Year's.
Eisenhower State Park - located at Denison, Texas on Lake Texoma.
www.eisenhowerbirthplace.org   (553 words)

 Eisenhower's Farewell Address to the Nation
Eisenhower didn't believe the Military Industrial Complex was to blame for the Cold War.
Eisenhower felt the Military Industrial Complex was necessary.
Eisenhower felt the influence of the Military Industrial Complex might be "sought or unsought." For 60s leftists, "unsought" power for the Military Industrial Complex was inconceivable.
mcadams.posc.mu.edu /ike.htm   (1906 words)

 IPL POTUS -- Dwight David Eisenhower   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Dwight D. Eisenhower -- from The Presidents of the United States of America
Contains a full biography, written by Stephen E. Ambrose, Eisenhower Professor of History at Kansas State University and author of The Supreme Commander and George H. Mayer of the University of South Florida and author of The Republican Party, along with suggestions for further reading.
From a PBS broadcast by the same name, this essay excerpt by Stephen Abrose discusses some of the issues and events that molded Eisenhower.
www.potus.com /ddeisenhower.html   (352 words)

 Eisenhower National Historic Site (National Park Service)
This is the life and the times reflected in Eisenhower National Historic Site, the home and farm of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
With its show herd of fl Angus, it was a successful cattle operation and source of pride for the President.
Tour the home, grounds, barns, and cattle operation, preserved as they were in the days of the burgeoning civil rights movement, beatnik poetry readings, and pink tail-finned Cadillacs.
www.nps.gov /eise   (181 words)

 AllRefer.com - Dwight David Eisenhower (U.S. History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Dwight David Eisenhower (U.S. History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Dwight David Eisenhower[I´zunhou´´ur] Pronunciation Key, 1890–1969, American general and 34th President of the United States, b.
More articles from AllRefer Reference on Dwight David Eisenhower
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 Eisenhower, Dwight David on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Transportation Secretary Slater Announces Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Recipients.(Rodney E. Slater, Dwight David Eisenhower)(Brief Article)(Statistical Data Included)
Richard Myers receives Dwight D. Eisenhower Award.(NDIA NEWS)(Brief Article)
A President's First Term: Eisenhower's Pursuit of "The Middle Way"
www.encyclopedia.com /html/E/EisenhoD1D1.asp   (338 words)

 Eisenhower Center: Kansas (KS) Heritage Group: Dwight D. and Mamie Doud Eisenhower; D-Day Operation Overlord, ...
Eisenhower Center: Kansas (KS) Heritage Group: Dwight D. and Mamie Doud Eisenhower; D-Day Operation Overlord, presidential history links
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library, 200 S.E. 4th Street, Abilene, Kansas 67410
Ike's D-Day Message, General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Order of the Day, 6 June 1944, Speech
www.ku.edu /heritage/abilene/ikectr.html   (72 words)

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