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Author Name    Davis, Kenneth S.

Title   DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER: SOLDIER OF DEMOCRACY.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good+

Jacket Condition   Very Good+

Edition   Reprint

Publisher   New York Konecky & Konecky

ISBN Number    156852059X / 9781568520599

Seller ID   29210

566 pp, 9 1/2" H. Undated reprint of the 1945 edition, c1999. A volume in the "Leaders of Our Time" series. "On June 6, 1944, a decisive day in the history of the Western World, the radio had been blaring reports of the progress of American troops on the Normandy beachhead since long before dawn. The man whose portrait is examined in this book had reached the supreme moment of his career. This work is a first hand account of Dwight D. Eisenhower from his early years in Texas through his military service in World War II. It documents his training at West Point, his tour of duty in WWI and then his meteoric rise as war leader and stateman in World War II. Extensive interviews that the author conducted with Eisenhower in London in the days leading up to the Normandy invasion shed new light on the strategic thinking that lay behind the momentous plans that were then being formulated. They also provide an intimate look at Eisenhower the man and the deeply held sense of values that would see him through the war and then later inform his tenure as president of the United States." Minor browning at top edge of spine, very light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very small dent on front hinge.

Dwight  D.  Eisenhower,  American  Generals,  World  War  II,  Second  World  War,  Abilene,  Kansas,  Algiers,  American  Army,  Armored  Divisions,  Axis,  Lt.  General  Omar  Bradley,  Harry  C.  Butcher,  Caen,  Casablanca,  Cherbourg,  Winston  Churchill,  General  Mark  Clark,  Fox  Connor,  Jean-Francois  Darlan,  Charles  De  Gaulle,  Mamie  Eisenhower,  France,  Germany,  Henri  Giraud,  Great  Britain,  Adolf  Hitler,  Infantry,  Italy,  Japan,  Earnest  Lee,  Douglas  MacArthur,  Michael  J.  McKeogh,  George  C.  Marshall,  Sir  Bernard  Montgomery,  Robert  Murphy,  Benito  Mussolini,  Normandy,  North  Africa,  Omaha,  Oran,  George  S.  Patton,  Pennsylvania,  Henri  Philippe  Petain,  River  Brethren,  Erwin  Rommel,  Franklin  Delano  Roosevelt,  Russia,  Saint-lo,  Sicilian  Campaign,  Sicily,  Walter  B.  Smith,  Josef  Stalin,  Supreme  Headquarters  Allied  Expeditionary  Forces,  Tanks,  Sir  Arthur  Tedder,  Tunis,  Tunisia,  United  States  Department  Of  State,  United  States  Military  Academy,  West  Point,  United  States  War  Deparment,  Vichy  France,  Weather,  Woodrow  Wilson,  World  War  I,  First  World  War,  Biography,  Leaders  Of  Our  Time. 

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