"We will accept nothing less than full Victory! Good luck! And let us beseech the blessing of Almighty God upon this great and noble undertaking." -- General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Order of the Day (2 June 1944). Message to troops before the Normandy landings

"We will accept nothing less than full Victory! Good luck! And let us beseech the blessing of Almighty God upon this great and noble undertaking." -- General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Order of the Day (2 June 1944). Message to troops before the Normandy landings

Dwight D. Eisenhower, official photo portrait,   34th US President  January 20, 1953 – January 20, 1961

Dwight D. Eisenhower, official photo portrait, 34th US President January 20, 1953 – January 20, 1961

"Today in history, December 20, 1944, Dwight D. Eisenhower Received his 5th General Star."

"Today in history, December 20, 1944, Dwight D. Eisenhower Received his 5th General Star."

Dwight Eisenhower & Ronald Reagan.  The 2 best Republicans to occupy the White House during my lifetime to date.

Dwight Eisenhower & Ronald Reagan. The 2 best Republicans to occupy the White House during my lifetime to date.

Dwight Eisenhower’s parents on their wedding day in 1888. |  It is said that Dwight D. Eisenhower's mother, Ida Elizabeth Stover Eisenhower was a woman of color.  Eisenhower's maternal grandfather carried the surname of Link, there being only two Links families in the Virginia town they originated in ~ a black one and a white one.  Many years ago, a black researcher discovered that Ida’s mother was from the black Links, a fact washed away in time.

Dwight Eisenhower’s parents on their wedding day in 1888. | It is said that Dwight D. Eisenhower's mother, Ida Elizabeth Stover Eisenhower was a woman of color. Eisenhower's maternal grandfather carried the surname of Link, there being only two Links families in the Virginia town they originated in ~ a black one and a white one. Many years ago, a black researcher discovered that Ida’s mother was from the black Links, a fact washed away in time.

1953: Dwight Eisenhower is President and he sits for his official portrait

6 'Black Presidents' Before Barack Obama

1953: Dwight Eisenhower is President and he sits for his official portrait

Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He had previously been a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II, and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe.  In 1951, he became the first supreme commander of NATO. Born in Denison,TX.

Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He had previously been a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II, and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe. In 1951, he became the first supreme commander of NATO. Born in Denison,TX.

General Dwight Eisenhower, and Prime Minister Winston Churchill inspect a U.S. glider and paratroop invasion demonstration prior to the D-Day invasion of Normandy in 1944.

General Dwight Eisenhower, And Prime Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

General Dwight Eisenhower, and Prime Minister Winston Churchill inspect a U.S. glider and paratroop invasion demonstration prior to the D-Day invasion of Normandy in 1944.

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Gravesites of President and Mrs Eisenhower in a chapel on the grounds of the Presidential Library in Abilene, Kansas

Gravesites of President and Mrs Eisenhower in a chapel on the grounds of the Presidential Library in Abilene, Kansas

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