Dwight Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961
and a five-
In 1932, Eisenhower was made aide to General Douglas MacArthur, chief of staff. In 1935, with a rank of major, Eisenhower joined MacArthur in the Philippines where the Americans were trying to organise a Philippines defence force in preparation of the region being given its independence. Eisenhower stayed in the Philippines with MacArthur until 1939.
During the Second World War, he served as Supreme Commander of the Allied forces in Europe, with responsibility for planning and supervising the successful invasion of France and Germany in 1944 and 1945. In 1951, he became the first supreme commander of NATO.
As President, he oversaw the cease-
14 October 1890
to 28 March 1969
US President Eisenhower State Visit
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