Dwight D. Eisenhower

Dwight D. Eisenhower

by Jean Darby

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Dwight D. Eisenhower spent almost his entire lifetime serving his country. After attending West Point, he began a celebrated military career highlighted by becoming supreme commander of the European Allied forces during World War II, and a five star general. Following the war, his popularity soared. He commanded NATO forces before being easily elected as America's 34th president. During his eight-year presidency, Eisenhower became the first American president to send U.S. troops into Vietnam as advisers, began the space race, and dealt with ever-increasing civil rights issues. Through it all, Eisenhower's reputation for being patriotic and trustworthy ensured that he would be remembered as one of history's most popular leaders.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780822508137
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/28/2003
Series: Presidential Leaders Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 920L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 12 Years

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