"The face of Eisenhower beamed up at me"
Dwight D. Eisenhower (1952)
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Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969), sometimes known as 'Ike', was a general in the United States Army and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied forces in Europe during World War II.

A Republican, he subsequently became president of the United States from 1953 until 1961.