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Dwight David Eisenhower

 
 
Dwight David Eisenhower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 14, 2017
1. Dwight David Eisenhower Marker
Inscription.

Dwight David Eisenhower
October 14, 1890 - March 28, 1969
General of the Army
President of the United States

A Life of Service to Freedom

1915 Graduated from West Point
1916 Married Mamie Geneva Doud
1935 U.S. Military Mission to the Philippines
1942 Commander, Allied Forces, North Africa
1943 Supreme Allied Commander Europe
1944 Commander, Allied Invasion of Normandy
1945 Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
1948 President, Columbia University
1950 First Military Commander, NATO
1952 Elected President of the United States
1956 Re-Elected President


 
Location. 51° 30.706′ N, 0° 9.166′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Upper Brook Street and Grosvenor Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: City of Westminster, England W1K 6PA, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sir Frederick Handley Page (within

Dwight David Eisenhower Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 14, 2017
2. Dwight David Eisenhower Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here, mounted in the paving directly behind the Eisenhower statue.
shouting distance of this marker); George Seferis (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); John Adams (about 180 meters away); Charles Edmund Peczenik (about 210 meters away); Leo Bonn (about 240 meters away); The Audley (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Colen Campbell (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Bee Gees (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
More about this marker. The Eisenhower Statue is located in the northwest corner of Grosvenor Square, in front of the (former) US Embassy.
 
Also see . . .  Dwight D. Eisenhower (Wikipedia). "Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (born David Dwight Eisenhower, October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was an American Army general and statesman who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 to 1961. During World War II, he was a five-star general in the United States Army and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Forces in Europe.
Dwight David Eisenhower (Robert Dean, Sculptor) image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 14, 2017
3. Dwight David Eisenhower (Robert Dean, Sculptor)
He was responsible for planning and supervising the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–43 and the successful invasion of France and Germany in 1944–45 from the Western Front. He was also the first American President to be bound by the 22nd Amendment, which limits the number of times one can be elected to the office of President of the United States." (Submitted on January 17, 2018.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Order of the Day: June 6, 1944 (Rear of Plinth) image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 14, 2017
4. Order of the Day: June 6, 1944 (Rear of Plinth)
Soldiers, sailors and airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Forces! You are about to embark on the great crusade....the hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you.
First Inaugural Address, January 20, 1953 (Left Side of Plinth) image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 14, 2017
5. First Inaugural Address, January 20, 1953 (Left Side of Plinth)
The faith we hold belongs not to us alone but to the free of all the world.
Dwight David Eisenhower, Grosvenor Square, London image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 14, 2017
6. Dwight David Eisenhower, Grosvenor Square, London
Dwight David Eisenhower with Sir Winston Churchill image. Click for full size.
Image courtesy of the Library of Congress
7. Dwight David Eisenhower with Sir Winston Churchill
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 17, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 17, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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