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Dwight Eisenhower
photographed c. 1959


 (ī′zən-hou′ər), Dwight David Known as "Ike." 1890-1969.
American general and the 34th president of the United States (1953-1961). As supreme commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force (1943-1945), he launched the invasion of Normandy (June 6, 1944) and oversaw the final defeat of Germany (1945). His presidency was marked by the Korean War armistice (1953), domestic racial problems, the Cold War with the Soviet Union, and a break in diplomatic relations with Cuba (1961).

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Mamie Eisenhower


, Mamie Geneva Doud 1896-1979.
First lady of the United States (1953-1961) as the wife of President Dwight Eisenhower.
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(Biography) 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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(ˈaɪ zənˌhaʊ ər)

Dwight David, 1890–1969, U.S. general: 34th president of the U.S. 1953–61.
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Noun1.Eisenhower - United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi GermanyEisenhower - United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany; 34th President of the United States (1890-1961)
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