Posts Tagged ‘eisenhower’

Jun 06

June 6 – D Day – General Dwight D. Eisenhower Quote

“Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force: You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you….I have full confidence in your courage, devotion to duty and skill in battle.” – Order of the Day, 6 June, 1944 – General Dwight D. Eisenhower

General Dwight D Eisenhower (10/14/1890 — 03/39/1969) was a five-star general in the U.S. Army. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Eisenhower was responsible for creating the major war plans to defeat Japan and Germany which he did until June 1942. He then served as Supreme Commander of the Allied forces in Europe during World War II and was responsible for planning and supervising the invasion of Germany and France from 1944 until 1945. General Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States in 1953 and remained in office until 1961.

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Dec 20

WWII Quote – General Dwight D. Eisenhower

“I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.” – General Dwight D. Eisenhower

General Dwight D Eisenhower (10/14/1890 — 03/39/1969) was a five-star general in the U.S. Army. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Eisenhower was responsible for creating the major war plans to defeat Japan and Germany which he did until June 1942. He then served as Supreme Commander of the Allied forces in Europe during World War II and was responsible for planning and supervising the invasion of Germany and France from 1944 until 1945. General Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States in 1953 and remained in office until 1961.

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May 13

“Acclaim earned in blood” – General Eisenhower Quote

WWII Quote of the Day: May 13: Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in blood of his followers and sacrifices of his friends. - General Dwight D. Eisenhower→ Read more