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14/10/1890 Army general and statesman Dwight D. Eisenhower is born

Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was an American army general and statesman who served as the 34th President of the United States. During World War II, he was a five-star general in the US Army and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Forces in Europe. He was responsible for planning and supervising the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–43.


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  • World War I 

  • World War II 

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  • Post-presidency, death and funeral 

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