Eisenhower: Soldier and President - Chapter 7-9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter seven deals with the Battle of the Bulge and the final surrender of the German forces. Just as in chapters five and six, Eisenhower is still battling with Montgomery over leadership. Montgomery does not believe in Eisenhower's ability to command the Allied forces. Through these last three chapters, Eisenhower's tolerance of Montgomery's insubordination has cost the Allies dearly.

Eisenhower also put too much trust in the Russian's when he allows them to take Berlin. Eisenhower is widely criticized for this act, but as a whole Eisenhower's command of the Allied forces is successful.

Chapter Eight. With the war over, Eisenhower's popularity is at an all-time high, which is a huge surprise to him. He is asked to do numerous speaking engagements. Talk soon turns to Eisenhower for president. It seems everyone in American, including President Truman, is looking for Eisenhower to run...

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