-- Dwight D. Eisenhower in a letter to his brother Edgar, , ,

Eisenhower was born in , the third of seven sons born to David Jacob Eisenhower and Ida Elizabeth Stover, and their only child born in Texas. He was named David Dwight, but quickly began to go by his middle name. The Eisenhower family is from German descent and came from , , but had lived in America since the . The family moved back to , in . Eisenhower graduated from Abilene High School in and he worked at Belle Springs Creamery from to .

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Dwight David Eisenhower (-) was the 34th President of the United States under the .

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During the late and early Eisenhower's career in the peacetime Army stagnated. He was assigned to the , directed by General , then to the , and then served as executive officer to General , Assistant Secretary of War, from to . He then served as chief military aide to General , Army Chief of Staff, until , when he accompanied MacArthur to the , where he served as assistant military advisor to the Philippine government. He was promoted to in after sixteen years as a Major.

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Eisenhower returned to the U.S. in and held a series of staff positions in Washington, D.C., , and Texas. In June he was appointed Chief of Staff to General , Commander of the 3rd Army, at , Texas. He was promoted to Brigadier-General in September . Although his administrative abilities had been noticed, on the eve of the U.S. entry into he had never held an active command and was far from being considered as a potential commander of major operations.

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Following the unconditional surrender on , , Eisenhower was appointed Military Governor of the , based in . Germany was divided into four Occupation Zones, one each for the U.S., Britain, France, and the Soviet Union. He made the controversial decision to reclassify German prisoners of war or in U.S. custody as or DEFs. As DEFs, they could be compelled to serve as unpaid . An unknown number may have died in custody as a consequence of malnutrition, exposure to the elements, and lack of medical care (see ).

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