A Moment in History: Dwight Eisenhower

by ian


In the 1950’s, America was enjoying a time of prosperity and victory in the years immediately following World War II. Though the threat of communism remained, the nation maintained a spirit of optimism. At the helm was a former war hero who encompassed this spirit of prosperity as the leader of the Free World. He was the former Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces during World War II and would serve as the 34th President of the United States: Dwight D. “Ike” Eisenhower.