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Authors: Robert E. Dewhirst and Matthew A. Johnson (Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO, USA) 
Book Description:
This book presents a biographical sketch of a distinctive American icon, Dwight Eisenhower. The volume spans his early life in Kansas, West Point years and Army career in both the United States and overseas in the Philippines, Panama, and Europe. His subsequent rapid rise in rank while commanding American and Allied forces in Europe during the Second World War is then discussed. The second half of the book covers his years in the White House as America’s thirty-fourth president. This section concludes with a review of scholarly assessments of his presidency, as well as a summary of his final years spent in private life. (Imprint: Nova Press)

Table of Contents:
Foreword

Acknowledgments

About the Authors

Chapter 1. From Kansas to West Point and Beyond pp.1-14

Chapter 2. Army Life in the United States Between Two World Wars pp.15-28

Chapter 3. The Second World War: The Early Years pp.29-44

Chapter 4. From Overlord to Peace pp.45-66

Chapter 5. Peace and Beyond pp.67-78

Chapter 6. The View From the White House: The Long Route From Korea Through McCarthy to the St. Lawrence Seaway, 1953-1954 pp.79-102

Chapter 7. Overcoming Crises, Both Personal and International, 1955-1956 pp.103-122

Chapter 8. Beginning the Second Term: Confronting Crises at Home and Abroad, 1957-1958 pp. 123-140

Chapter 9. Spies, Dictators, and Summits: U-2 Can Be Ready to Leave the White House, 1959-1960 pp.141-156

Chapter 10. Life After the White House pp.157-170

Acknowledgments pp.171-172

About pp.173-174

Bibliography pp.175-190

Index pp.191-197

   Series:
      First Men, America’s Presidents Series - Peterson, Barbara Bennett (Oregon State University), Series Editor
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 197.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-61122-814-4
   Status: AV
  
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