General Eisenhower as a World War II officer and the U.S. President.
United States USA Date:1968 Duration:4 min 55 sec Sound:Yes
Dwight D Eisenhower, 34th President of United States visits various countries. The U.S. Air Force plane lands and the President disembarks the plane in India. He is greeted by the Indian President Dr Rajendra Prasad and other dignitaries. Emblem of 'Panama'. Sign of 'welcome Ike Crusader'. Large crowd welcomes Eisenhower. Motorcade goes through the city's street. Milestones in General Eisenhower's life and the international esteem with which he is held. Lt Col Eisenhower in Europe during World War II, 1940. Explosions in Europe due to bombing by planes. General George and other officers study a map. Eisenhower plans the strategy as the commander of Operation Torch. President Eisenhower visits 4 continents and meets several leaders. Large crowds welcome him. General Eisenhower prepares for D-Day. June 5, 1944: The Allied forces including troops, artillery, equipment, ammunition, aircraft and ships prepared. June 6: The Allies invade Normandy. Troops wade through the water towards the beach. German soldiers surrender. May 7, 1945: Nazi General Alfred Jodl signs the unconditional surrender of his government. General Eisenhower returns to the U.S. He receives a hero's welcome in New York. He visits his hometown in Kansas. Pictures of his family, childhood and college days. Eisenhower on his visits to various countries as President.
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