Dwight D Eisenhower Criticism

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Dwight D Eisenhower


Dwight D. Eisenhower was born on October 14

1890 in Denison Texas. His parents were David

Jacob Eisenhower and Ida Stover Eisenhower. He

had two older brothers Arthur and Edgar and three

youger ones Roy,Earl and Milton. Predictions made

in his highschool year book saw Dwight as becoming

a history professor and strangly enough his older

brother Edgar becoming President of the United

States.



Many happenings in Dwight's life show

leadership ability. In 1941 Eisenhower was appointed

by the army to plan the stradegy for the Third Army in

war games in Louisianna. He brilliantly defeated the

"enemy force". This performance earned him a

promotion to brigadier general in September 1941.

The U.S. enterred World War 2 in December of 1941.

After Japans attack on Pearl Habor General George

C Marshall ,Army Chief of Staff, brought Eisenhower

to Washington D.C. to serve in the Army's war plans

division. He was then named commanding general of

the U.S. forces in the European Theatre of

Operations. In July of 1942 Eisenhower became

lieutenant general. Also named commander of allied

forces to invade North Africa. The invasion resulted

in the recapturing of the reigon from german and

italian forces. Eisenhower became a four star general

in February 1943. In all these campaigns he worked

to create unnity between all the foreign commanders.

Many americans viewd this to be a very difficult job.

Eisenhower said " Good leadership was not a

matter of issuing orders but it was a matter of

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