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A Brief Biography Of Dwight D Eisenhower

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As supreme commander of Allied forces in Western Europe during World War II, Dwight D. Eisenhower was president, a general and family man.Education was every important to him,to make a path to his military career.

Although, Born on October 14,1890 in Denison,Texas. Dwight David Eisenhower grew up in Abilene, Kansas. He was the third of seven sons in a poor family. Young Ike (as he was known) won a chance to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, He graduated in the middle of his class in 1915. When he was stationed as a second lieutenant in San Antonio, Texas, Eisenhower met Mamie Geneva Doud and married in 1916. They had two sons, Doud Dwight,who died of scarlet fever as a child and John Dwight. Soon after World War I ended, Eisenhower attended the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Graduating first in his class of 245, he was a military aide to General John J. Pershing, commander of U.S. Forces during World War I and later on he aid General Douglas MacArthur a U.S. Army chief of staff. Seven years of serving under MacArthur, Eisenhower was...
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