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EISENHOWER, Dwight David (1890-1969) was an American army general and statesman who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 to 1961. During World War II, he was a five-star general in the United States Army and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Forces in Europe. He was responsible for planning and supervising the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–43 and the successful invasion of France and Germany in 1944–45 from the Western Front. He was also the first President to be bound by the 22nd Amendment, which limits the number of times one can be elected to the office of President of the United States. Typed Letter Signed “Dwight D. Eisenhower” as president, 1pp. quarto, on “The White House” letterhead, Augusta, Georgia, December 31, 1953, addressed to William H. Jackson (1901-1971) Deputy Chief of the CIA and Special Advisor to the United Nations, and reads in part: “...Governmental accomplishments of this past year will, as time places them in proper persepective, be recognized and appreciated as contributions of lasting worth to our country. Your part was a vital one in the writting of this record....the time has come for clear cut, determined action in setting this Nation on a moderate but definite course -- avoiding the extremes of both Right and Left, but always steadily pushing ahead along the broad Center --where there is room for all men of good will. ..” Fine condition...plus; TLS “Dwight D. Eisenhower” as president, 1pp. quarto, on “The White House” letterhead, November 20, 1956, addressed to William H. Jackson, and reads in part: “...it is with very great regret that I accept your resignation as requested in your letter. Thanks in large measure to your efforts as Special Assistant during the past year, there has been acheived a definite strengthening of the important processes through which matters vital to our national security are considered and decided, particularly as regards the fulfillment of policy through effective and well coordinated actions. In these days when adherence to principle is of the utmost importance to successful international relations, you should take much satisfaction from your knowledge of the place presently occupied by the United States in the estimation of the free world. Because of it, I am confident that our nation will be able to assist significantly in developing constructive solutions to existing international problems....” Fine....plus; retained copies of two letters sent by Jackson to President Eisenhower, two covers, and 8”x10” photograph of Jackson. Fine condition.
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Great Content President Dwight Eisenhower National Security Adviser Letters

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Auction closed on Thursday, June 21, 2018.

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