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General Eisenhower General Dwight D. Eisenhower commanded Allied forces in Western Europe during World War II. Following the war, he served as supreme commander of NATO forces before being elected America's 34th president. He held the nation's highest office from 1953-61, during which time he provided military aid to the French in Indochina, but refused to commit U.S. troops there.

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