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Eisenhower - Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect 1890-1952 (1983)
Front Cover Book Details Back Cover
Genre Biography; Non-Fiction
Subject Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969; Generals - United States - Biography; Presidents - United States - Biography; United States. Army - Biography
Publication Date September 1983
Format Hardcover (9.5 x 6.4 mm)
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Language English
Extras Dust Jacket; Dust Jacket Cover
Dwight Eisenhower was not exactly born into poverty, but the family's circumstances were at least austere. He was one of seven children; his father, a railway worker. But the family was strong and unified, the youngsters energetic and ambitious. Ike made it to West Point, where he excelled in sports. He was a natural leader. But it was at Leavenworth years later, as a student at the war college, that his intellectual talent showed itself. He graduated first in his class. The author draws in a wealth of previously unpublished information to give us this beautiful portrait. As a result Eisenhower emerges as complex, one who as the author states, ". . .was a good and great man."
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LoC Classification E836 .A828 1983
Dewey 973.9210924
ISBN 9780671440695
Edition [1st ed.]
Cover Price $22.95
No. of Pages 637
First Edition Yes
Rare No
Very good in very good jacket Remainder