CODA: Dwight D. Eisenhower, (1890-1969)


His last words were:

“I’ve always loved my wife, my children, and my grandchildren, and I’ve always loved my country. I want to go. God, take me” he is perhaps even more famous as a military officer. During World War Two, Eisenhower led the Allied invasions of North Africa, Italy, and France as the Supreme Allied Commander. Afterward, he served a tour as the Army Chief of Staff and finished his career as the first military commander of NATO. Following his presidency, Eisenhower retired to his farm in Gettysburg. He died at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 1969.

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