Category: US President
Dwight D. Eisenhower, the thirty-fourth American President, was born on the 14th of October in 1890 in Denison, Texas. Dwight D. Eisenhower served the country as president from 1953 to 1961. Dwight D. Eisenhower was a general with the five-star rank in the U.S. Army during the Second World War and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Troops in Europe. Dwight D. Eisenhower was in charge of planning and overseeing the attack of North Africa during the 1942 to 1943 Operation Torch and the successful attack of Germany and France in 1944–1945 from the Western Front. Dwight D. Eisenhower became the opening supreme commander of NATO in 1951. Dwight D. Eisenhower was the final President of the United States to have been born during the nineteenth century.
Dwight D. Eisenhower came from the Pennsylvania Dutch lineage and was in a big family in Kansas with a strong spiritual background. Dwight D. Eisenhower enrolled and graduated from West Point and later on, married and became a father of two male kids. After the Second World War, Dwight D. Eisenhower worked as Chief of Army Staff under the presidentship of Harry S. Truman and then, he took charge as the President at Columbia University.
Dwight D. Eisenhower entered the presidential race in 1952 as a Republican to oppose the non-interventionism of Robert A. Taft, the U.S. Senator and to campaign against Korea, Communism, and bribery. Dwight D. Eisenhower succeeded by a landslide, defeating Adlai Stevenson, a Democratic candidate, and upending the New Deal Coalition provisionally. During the first year of his presidential tenure, Dwight D. Eisenhower had overthrown the head of Iran in the Iranian coup d'état of 1953 and exercised nuclear threats to bring the Korean War with China to an end. His New Look plan of nuclear avoidance offered priority to low-cost nuclear weapons at the same time as plummeting the funding for conservative military forces. The aim of Eisenhower was to continue pressure on the Soviet Union and to decrease central deficits.
Dwight D. Eisenhower first expressed the domino theory in 1954 in his explanation of the threat, presented to worldwide economic and military domination of the United States by the extension of anti-colonial movements and communism in the wake of the Communist conquest during the First Indochina War. In 1955, the Congress approved his demand for the Formosa Resolution that obliged the United States to support the pro-Western Republic of China militarily in Taiwan and take an antagonistic position in opposition to the People's Republic of China on the mainland of China.
Dwight D. Eisenhower approved the organization of NASA, following the Soviet Union launched the first artificial satellite of the world in 1957 that led to a space race. Dwight D. Eisenhower compelled the United Kingdom, Israel, and France to end their attack on Egypt during the 1956 Suez Crisis, at the same time as condemning the Soviet attack on Hungary simultaneously during the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. Dwight D. Eisenhower sent 15,000 U.S. soldiers to Lebanon in 1958 to stop the pro-Western government from declining to a Nasser-inspired rebellion. Close to the end of his presidential term, the efforts of Eisenhower to arrange a summit meeting with the Soviets distorted due to the U-2 event.
Dwight D. Eisenhower died on the 28th of March in 1969 at the age of 78 years in the Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington, D.C.