Ike’s son, historian John Eisenhower, recalls attending meetings with the British wartime leader and reflects on his character and accomplishments.
The senior British general in the invasion of Europe recalls his friendship with Ike during their service together.
"The four years we spent together are still one of my most treasured memories.”
The former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs and classmate of Eisenhower's recalls his years with Ike.
A leading World War II commander watched Eisenhower grow from West Point cadet to victorious Supreme Allied Commander.
The former President of Johns Hopkins University and youngest Eisenhower brother remembers life in Kansas at the turn of the century.
The second-oldest of Ike's brothers compares and contrasts each man's achievements while recalling their childhoods in Kansas.
In five appointments to the Supreme Court, Eisenhower added conservatives, moderates, and a liberal, believing the President and courts should represent all the American people.
We can learn much from how Dwight Eisenhower organized and led three million men in the assault on Nazi Europe, and then governed the nation for eight years as a moderate conservative.
What the future president learned during a coast-to-coast military motor expedition would later transform America.
The April 1969 issue was typical of classic issues of American Heritage, with dramatic and substantive essays on George Washington, Ike and Patton, the Transcontinental Railroad, the "ship that wouldn't die," and many other fascinating subjects from our nation's past
In the early 1950s, top secret efforts led to the first submarine trips to the North Pole by USS Nautilus and USS Skate in 1957 – dramatic successes that rivaled the Soviet Union's Sputnik that year – and shifted the balance of strategic power.
Eisenhower's call to proceed with D-Day was anything but inevitable
More than a million children participated in the Salk poliomyelitis vaccine trials of 1954, the largest public health experiment in American History
The book that taught GI’s how to behave in England
The United States Military Academy turns 200 this year. West Point has
grown with the nation—and, more than once, saved it.
In his last speech as President, he inaugurated the spirit of the 1960s
Nikita Khrushchev’s son remembers a great turning point of the Cold War, as seen from behind the Iron Curtain
Nikita Khrushchev’s son recalls a world where the United States was the Evil Empire—and Soviet superpower a carefully maintained illusion.
SIXTY YEARS AGO THIS MONTH the Soviet Union orbited a “man-made moon” whose derisive chirp persuaded Americans they’d already lost a race that had barely begun
Truman was Commander in Chief of the American armed forces, and he had a duty to the men under his command not shared by those sitting in moral judgment decades later
America looked good to a high school senior then, and that year looks wonderfully safe to us now, but it was a time of tumult for all that, and there were plenty of shadows along with the sunshine
Jack Kennedy came into the White House determined to dismantle his Republican predecessor’s rigid, formal staff organization in favor of a spontaneous, flexible, hands-on management style. Thirty years Bill Clinton seems determined to do the same thing. He would do well to remember that what it got JFK was the Bay of Pigs and the Vietnam War.
We owe the greatest infrastructure project in the history of the world to the fact that in 1919 a young U.S. Army captain named Eisenhower was bored.
They’ve all had things to say about their fellow Executives. Once in a great while one was even flattering.
The American army that beat Hitler was thoroughly professional, but it didn’t start out that way. North Africa was where it learned the hard lessons—none harder than the disaster at Kasserine. This was the campaign that taught us how to fight a war.
Within the city’s best-known landmarks and down its least-visited lanes stand surprisingly vivid mementos of our own national history
Forty years ago, a tangle of chaotic events led to the death of Hitler, the surrender of the Nazis, and the end of World War II in Europe
Thirty years after judging Eisenhower to be among our worst Presidents, historians have now come around to the opinion most of their fellow Americans held right along.