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Dwight D. Eisenhower-United States Army General of the Army Stateside service during World War I. Served as Supreme Allied Commander in Europe during World War II (1942–1945). Visited troops in Korea in December 1952. Entire active-duty career spanned from 1915 until 1969 (excepting his two terms as president and Commander-in-Chief).

Dwight D. Eisenhower. Kansas native and U.S. President was Supreme Commander of the Allied Invasion of Europe, primarily the Battles for Normandy, France and Germany World War II.

General Dwight D. Eisenhower was our 34th President after he served as the Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in World War 2. Elected under the slogan "I like Ike," he was the only President to preside over 8 years of peace and prosperity. The best biography of Ike is "Eisenhower in War and Peace" by Jean Edward Smith, but "Eisenhower: Soldier and President" by Stephen Ambrose is nearly as good and 300 pages shorter.

First visit of senior US commanders to the beaches of Normany. General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander, Allied Expeditionary Force, is in center; General George C. Marshall, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army, is to his left. Others include Admiral Ernest King, U.S. Navy, and General Henry H. Arnold, Commanding General, U.S. Air Forces, France. 12 June 1944

Dwight D. Eisenhower was the only U.S. president to serve in both World War I and World War II. Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States and served two terms.

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General Dwight D. Eisenhower Eisenhower was the chief general in charge of the US forces during World War II, and later went on to be President. Date: 1946. Photographer: Yousuf Karsh

General Dwight David Eisenhower, (1890 - 1969) was one of the most important generals of World War Two and one who went on to greater success as president of the United States from 1953 to 1961.

Ronald Reagan (1911-2006) He enlisted in Army 1935. Enlisted Reserve 1937. Regan was a private in Troop B, 322nd Cavalry and ordered to active duty in 1942. Due to his nearsightedness, was classified for limited service only, which excluded serving overseas. He was assigned to First Motion Picture Unit in 1944, where Captain Reagan remained until end of World War II. He served as the 33rd Governor of California. As the 40th President of United States, his final rank was Commander-in-Chief.