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Dwight D. Eisenhower: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 76 quotes from Dwight D. Eisenhower and 96 selected facts about Dwight D. Eisenhower. Dwight D. Eisenhower was 5' 10" tall and weighed 180 pounds. Dwight D.... More > Eisenhower smoked 4 packs of cigarettes a day until 1949. Dwight D. Eisenhower and his parents belonged to the Church of the Brethren in Christ, which opposed war and any kind of violence. Dwight D. Eisenhower seldom wore a suit more than twice. Eisenhower's last words were "I want to go; God take me." “Never waste a minute thinking about people you don't like.” “If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom. ” “I never saw a pessimistic general win a battle.” “Person that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.” “Plans are worthless, but planning is everything.” “When you appeal to force, there's one thing you must never do - lose.”< Less
President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Farewell Address By Anonymous Patriot
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Transcript of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Farewell Address (1961)
All the Presidents' Memories: How they Reconstruct the Past, Manage the Present and Shape the Future, Volume I By Henry J. Roth, Ph. D.
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The memories described in this book reflect not only how eleven American Presidents remembered what happened to them in their youth, but also provide a glimpse into their beliefs, attitudes, thoughts... More > and feelings. These childhood memories can foreshadow historical events during a President’s administration even though such events are separated by time and place. By examining the early memories of the Presidents, it is possible to discover how, for example: Abraham Lincoln's amusing memory of a boyhood caper provided an unusual perspective on his character and his lasting appeal as a great storyteller; how Ulysses S. Grant’s memory of a business transaction revealed a hidden vulnerability; and how Dwight David Eisenhower's memory of battling with a barnyard goose influenced his negotiating style as a General and President. These and other Presidential memories provide both telling and entertaining insights into the minds and actions of our American leaders.< Less
The Greatest Speeches in History By Rena Usl
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The most powerful and moving speeches in history. In recognition of the world’s greatest orators whose words inspired millions around the world. This collection reflects the turning points in... More > world history. This book includes full speeches from: John F. Kennedy, Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, George Washington, Anna Howard Shaw, Dwight D. Eisenhower, General Douglas MacArthur, Lyndon B. Johnson, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Lou Gehrig, Demosthenes, Cicero, Charles de Gaulle and more!< Less
Text for History 122, Northern Virginia Community College By Henry J. Sage
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Survey of U.S. History from 1865-2000. Includes historic documents.
Women and Love Quotes By Ilie Alexandru
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Do you realise... althought this world is always changing, some things remain untouched, never changed, these are the great miracles of life, that we may never fully understand: women and love.... More > Our actual collection would like to introduce you into the thoughts and experiences of some personalities as :Voltaire, William Shakespeare, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Friedrich Nietzsche, Honore de Balzac, Albert Einstein, Mother Theresa and so many others . Their thoughts expressed in simple words gives you a new perspective over these miracles.< Less
Success Through the Magic of Personal Power By Vernon Howard
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Ever feel desperate and confused, as if it's just no use trying any longer? Within this book you will find some amazing ideas about the Power — yes, the Power of a desperate condition. You will... More > be clearly shown the way to turn confusion itself into a weapon for triumph. Thousands of others have vaulted skyward with this secret force and so can you. It was the Power of a compelling personality that contributed largely to the world-wide prominence of heroes like Dwight D. Eisenhower and Winston Churchill. Rest assured that you will shortly be learning to use this force for your own prominence and enrichment. A commanding personality holds enchanting authority over people and circumstances. That is a worthwhile reason why you should start right now to build your personality-power.< Less
Success Through the Magic of Personal Power By Vernon Howard
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Ever feel desperate and confused, as if it's just no use trying any longer? Within this book you will find some amazing ideas about the Power — yes, the Power of a desperate condition. You will... More > be clearly shown the way to turn confusion itself into a weapon for triumph. Thousands of others have vaulted skyward with this secret force and so can you. It was the Power of a compelling personality that contributed largely to the world-wide prominence of heroes like Dwight D. Eisenhower and Winston Churchill. Rest assured that you will shortly be learning to use this force for your own prominence and enrichment. A commanding personality holds enchanting authority over people and circumstances. That is a worthwhile reason why you should start right now to build your personality-power.< Less
The European Campaign: Its Origins and Conduct (Enlarged Edition) By Samuel J. Newland et al.
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The authors begin with an examination of prewar planning for various contingencies, then move to the origins of “Germany first” in American war planning. They then focus on the concept,... More > favored by both George C. Marshall and Dwight D. Eisenhower, that the United States and its Allies had to conduct a cross-channel attack and undertake an offensive aimed at the heartland of Germany. Following this background contained in the initial chapters, the remainder of the book provides a comprehensive discussion outlining how the European Campaign was was carried out. The authors conclude that American political leaders and war planners established logical and achievable objectives for the nation’s military forces. However during the campaign’s execution, American military leaders were slow to put into practice what would later be called operational level warfare. For comparison, the authors include an appendix covering German efforts at war planning in the tumultuous 1920s and 1930s.< Less