Dwight Eisenhower

About Dwight Eisenhower

Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969) was the 34th President of the United States (1953 to 1961). He was a five-star general in the United States Army during WWII and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe.

The Treasures That Free Men Possess

By |2020-01-23T15:43:21-06:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Primary Documents, World War II|

Kinship among nations is not determined in such measurements as proximity, size, and age. Rather, we should turn to those inner things, those intangibles that are the real treasures free men possess. To preserve his freedom of worship, his equality before the law, his liberty to speak and act as he sees fit, subject only [...]

Farewell Address: Guarding Against the Military-Industrial Complex

By |2020-10-13T23:55:39-05:00August 14th, 2015|Categories: Audio/Video, Dwight Eisenhower, Military, Presidency, Primary Documents, World War II|

The conjunction of an immense military establishment and a large arms industry is new in the American experience. In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. President Dwight D. Eisenhower delivered his farewell address to the nation in a television broadcast [...]

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