1953: Dwight Eisenhower is President and he sits for his official portrait

1953: Dwight Eisenhower is President and he sits for his official portrait

Dwight Eisenhower & Ronald Reagan. The 2 best Republicans to occupy the White House during my lifetime to date.

Dwight Eisenhower & Ronald Reagan. The 2 best Republicans to occupy the White House during my lifetime to date.

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Dwight D. Eisenhower, official photo portrait,   34th US President  January 20, 1953 – January 20, 1961

Dwight D. Eisenhower, official photo portrait, 34th US President January 20, 1953 – January 20, 1961

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Dwight Eisenhower’s parents on their wedding day in 1888. |  It is said that Dwight D. Eisenhower's mother, Ida Elizabeth Stover Eisenhower was a woman of color.  Eisenhower's maternal grandfather carried the surname of Link, there being only two Links families in the Virginia town they originated in ~ a black one and a white one.  Many years ago, a black researcher discovered that Ida’s mother was from the black Links, a fact washed away in time.

Dwight Eisenhower’s parents on their wedding day in 1888. | It is said that Dwight D. Eisenhower's mother, Ida Elizabeth Stover Eisenhower was a woman of color. Eisenhower's maternal grandfather carried the surname of Link, there being only two Links families in the Virginia town they originated in ~ a black one and a white one. Many years ago, a black researcher discovered that Ida’s mother was from the black Links, a fact washed away in time.

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General Dwight Eisenhower, and Prime Minister Winston Churchill inspect a U.S. glider and paratroop invasion demonstration prior to the D-Day invasion of Normandy in 1944.

General Dwight Eisenhower, and Prime Minister Winston Churchill inspect a U.S. glider and paratroop invasion demonstration prior to the D-Day invasion of Normandy in 1944.

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President Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)

President Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)

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"Today in history, December 20, 1944, Dwight D. Eisenhower Received his 5th General Star."

"Today in history, December 20, 1944, Dwight D. Eisenhower Received his 5th General Star."

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Dwight D. Eisenhower - 34th President of the United States

Dwight D. Eisenhower - 34th President of the United States

General Dwight D. Eisenhower  Eisenhower was the chief general in charge of the US forces during World War II, and later went on to be President. This photo was taken a year after victory over Axis forces in WWII. Karsh would go on to photograph Eisenhower as President and in his retirement, where he delighted in showing Karsh the oil painting that he was working on of Churchill for which he used Karsh’s portrait as a source. Date: 1946. Photographer: Yousuf Karsh

General Dwight D. Eisenhower Eisenhower was the chief general in charge of the US forces during World War II, and later went on to be President. This photo was taken a year after victory over Axis forces in WWII. Karsh would go on to photograph Eisenhower as President and in his retirement, where he delighted in showing Karsh the oil painting that he was working on of Churchill for which he used Karsh’s portrait as a source. Date: 1946. Photographer: Yousuf Karsh

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#34) Dwight Eisenhower... Abilene, Kansas

#34) Dwight Eisenhower... Abilene, Kansas

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