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General Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was the 34th President of the United States and led the Allied Forces in World War II. After graduating from West Point Military Academy in New York in 1915, Eisenhower soon put his training to use in World War I and quickly climbed the ranks. By 1942, Eisenhower had become a Lieutenant General and was well-liked and respected for his military expertise and approachability. His popularity was coined in the phrase, “I Like Ike,” and continued after World War II, leading up to his presidential run and subsequent win in 1953 and reelection in 1956.