Before he was President, Eisenhower was a general. What war was he in?
Before becoming President, Dwight D. Eisenhower served as a general in World War II. He played a significant role in the war as the Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe. Eisenhower was responsible for planning and overseeing the major Allied operations, including the invasion of Normandy (D-Day) in 1944, which marked a turning point in the war. His leadership and strategic decisions played a critical role in the successful Allied campaign against Nazi Germany.