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Dwight D. Eisenhower

Address

510 St Joseph St
Rapid City, SD  57701

44.079866, -103.225603

Thirty-Fourth President of the United States

1953-1961

Location: Corner of 5th St. & St. Joseph St.

Sculptor: Lee Leuning and Sherri Treeby

Facts:

  • He served as a supreme commander of Allied forces during World War II and led a massive invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe that began on D-Day during
  • At the Potsdam Conference in July of 1945, when he was a general, he was among those who opposed the use of the atomic bomb against Hiroshima and Nagasaki
  • He sent troops to Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957 to enforce the integration of a high school there