Dwight D. Eisenhower Dwight D. Eisenhower’s strong and experienced leadership in the United States military was the main contribution of him becoming one of the greatest and mot successful presidents. Born on October 14, 1890, Dwight D. Eisenhower had a role of leadership. During his high school career he was a leader on the baseball and football field. Once he graduated high school he took off from school for to years to go work with his uncle and father at the Bell Springs Creamery and worked as a fire fighter. He acted as a leader by using his money to help pay for his brothers tuition for college.
At college Ike showed himself as a hero on the Army Football team asan end (Hargrove 34). He also found an easier procedure for working advanced calculus (Hargrove 36). At the end of his college career in 1915,Eisenhower graduated number 61 out of a class of 164 (Hargrove 38). Eisenhower's military journey began during World War One. When he graduated college World War One was still raging through Europe.
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Eisenhower was not a good student but not a bad student, he was an average student at the academy, when he went to the military community he surprised them with exceptionals ability. he got hurt a lot during sports, so he was going to have to quit the military due to injuries. Ike ranked 61st out of 164 in his class in the class of 1915. During World War I , he was a training instructor and commander of a training center. After the war Ei... ... middle of paper ... ...as before going into the President Spot.
His background is growing up his parent set aside special times for reading the bible daily during breakfast, and dinner. As a freshman he enrolled into Abilene High School. He had a leg infection that extended to his groin and the doctor pronounced it life threatening. The doctor was to amputate his leg but it miraculously recovered. It is that after graduation he was assigned to be the 2nd lieutenant in the infantry.
(1,3) Dwight got accepted at West Point after finishing second in the academy test to get in to the school. He was a very good halfback for the academy team, but had to throw in the towel because of a knee injury. Dwight graduated from West Point in 1915, as number sixty-first in a class of one hundred sixty-eight. He was the second lieutenant of infantry. He was assigned to the nineteenth infantry regiment at Fort Sam Houston Tex.
In 1931 He earned all state honors for the Arkansas High School Football State champions. After graduating in 1936 “Bear” Bryant went on to University of Alabama to be the asst. coach for four years , he moved on to Vanderbilt and was also an asst. coach there as well. (http://www.biography.com) He went on to join the U.S. Navy after the bombing of Pearl Harbor.