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Eisenhower: Soldier and President Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 1-3 Summary

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Chapter 1-3 Summary and Analysis

Chapter One. This biography follows Eisenhower from his early days at West Point through his time as Supreme Commander of the Allied forces in World War II, his presidency and finally his death at the age of seventy-three.

Dwight Eisenhower is born on October 14, 1890. His parents are David and Ida Eisenhower. David works at a creamery and Ida is a stay at home mother, like most mothers in this time. The family lives in Abilene, Kansas when Eisenhower is young. Eisenhower has five brothers, and David and Ida raise their boys to be tough, self-sufficient, God fearing men.

Eisenhower attends West Point Military Academy after graduating high school. He is very interested is military history and sports, anything that allows his competitive spirit to show. Both of these interests serve him well later in his military life. His knowledge of military history allows...

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