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Eisenhower

Dwight David, known as Ike. 1890--1969, US general and Republican statesman; Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force (1943--45) and 34th president of the US (1953--61). He commanded Allied forces in Europe and North Africa (1942), directed the invasion of Italy (1943), and was Supreme Commander of the combined land forces of NATO (1950--52)
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Eisenhower in thanks for his service to the people of Britain during World War II.
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After leading allied forces to victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, Dwight Eisenhower's prestige was so great, and his political views so closely held, that leading Republicans and Democrats maneuvered to make him their party's 1948 presidential nominee.
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