PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Eisenhower, Dwight David
Date of birth: October 14th, 1890 (Denison, Texas)
Date of death:  March 28th, 1969 (Washington, DC)
Buried on:  Place of Meditation
Nationality:  American
 
BIOGRAPHY: 
Dwight David Eisenhower was born in the city of Denison, Texas on October 14 1890. Originally the Eisenhower family come from German, but the family had lived in America since the 18th century.
Eisenhower married Mamie Geneva Doud on July 1, 1916. Two children were born, Doud Dwight Eisenhower (1917–1921), and John Sheldon David Doud Eisenhower (born 1922).
Eisenhower started at West Point in 1911 and graduated in 1915. During the late 1920s and early 1930s the military career of Eisenhower stagnated. Following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Eisenhower was assigned to the General Staff in Washington, until June 1942. In June 1942 Eisenhower was appointed Commanding General, European Theater of Operations (ETOUSA) and was based in London. In November 1942 he was also appointed Supreme Commander Allied (Expeditionary) Force of the North African Theater. In December 1943 it was decided that Eisenhower would become Supreme Allied Commander in Europe. In January 1944 he resumed command of ETOUSA and the following month he was officially designated as the Supreme Allied Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF), serving in this dual role until the end of hostilities in Europe. After the German unconditional surrender on May 8, 1945, Eisenhower became Military Governor of the U.S. Occupation Zone, stationed in Frankfurt-am-Main.
Eisenhower was President of the United States from 1953 till 1961.
     
ORDEN SUVOROVA 1
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
Awarded on: February 18th, 1944
 
     
L' ORDRE DE LA LIBÉRATION
Awarded on: May 28th, 1945
 
     
MEDAILLE MILITAIRE
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
Awarded on: August 3rd, 1945
 
     
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL - ARMY (DSM)
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL - NAVY/USMC
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
LEGION OF MERIT - US MILITARY
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
AMERICAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
EUROPEAN-AFRICAN-MIDDLE EASTERN CAMPAIGN MEDAL
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
Details: General Dwight Eisenhower was the first recipient of the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, receiving it in recognition of his service as Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force during World War II.
 
     
AMERICAN DEFENCE SERVICE MEDAL
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
WORLD WAR TWO VICTORY MEDAL
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
THE MOST HONOURABLE ORDER OF THE BATH
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
ORDER OF MERIT
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
AFRICA STAR
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
ORDRE DE LÉOPOLD
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
CROIX DE GUERRE 1940
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
L' ORDRE NATIONAL DE LA LEGION D’HONNEUR
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
CROIX DE GUERRE (1939-1945)
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
RECONNAISSANCE DE LA FRANCE LIBÉRÉE
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
CROIX DE GUERRE 1940-1945
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
CESKOSLOVENSKÝ VOJENSKÝ RÁD BILÉHO LVA "ZA VÍTEZSTVÍ"
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
CESKOSLOVENSKÝ VOJENSKÝ RÁD "ZA SVOBODU"
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
ELEFANTORDENEN
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
RIDDER GROOTKRUIS IN DE ORDE VAN DE NEDERLANDSE LEEUW (NL.1)
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
ORDEN POBEDA
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
ORDER VIRTUTI MILITARI
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
ORDER KRZYZA GRUNWALDU
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
ORDEM DO MÉRITO MILITAR
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
ORDEM DO MÉRITO AERONÁUTICO
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
ORDEM NACIONAL DO CRUZEIRO DO SUL
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
MEDALHA DE GUERRA
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 
     
MEDALHA DE CAMPANHA
Rank: General
Unit: Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces
 

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