What role did Dwight D Eisenhower play in WWI and WWII?

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Foster Logan

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English 9

December 13, 2009

What role did Dwight D Eisenhower play in WWI and WWII?

Dwight Eisenhower had a long an eventful life. Starting off at wanting a career in professional baseball, to joining the army and serving his nation.  Dwight Eisenhower also had a passion for politics, and this eventually led to him being president of the United States.

(October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) Dwight Eisenhower was the 34th president of the united ststes from 1953 until 1961. he was also a five star general in the united states army. He was also Supreme commander of the allied powers During the second world war. During this time he was responsible for planing and supervising the Very sucessful invasion of Germany and France. This was the beginning of the end of WWI.During his presidency he maintaned pressure ob the Soviet Union during the Cold War, oversaw the cease-fire of the Korean War, Launched the Space Race, made Nuclear Wepons  a higher defense priority, enlarged the  Social Security program, and began the Interstate Highway System (Dwight D. Eisenhower Wikipedia).

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Eisenhower was born at 208 East Day Street in Denison, Texas, on October 14, 1890, he was the first president born in Texas. His father was David Jacob Eisenhower, and his mother was Ida Elizabeth Stover, they were both of German, English, and Swiss Ancestry. Although he was often called Dwight his full name was David Dwight. He kept this the same when he enrolled at West Point Military Academy. This was the beginning of his Military Career. (Dwight D. Eisenhower Wikipedia).

Eisenhower served as executive officer to General Fox  Conner from 1922 to 1924.General Fox Conner was a ...

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