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-**General Dwight Eisenhower** (1890-1957) served as the Allied Supreme Commander in Europe during most of World War II with responsibility for planning the invasions of Spain, Italy and France. Although ​ultimatley ​successful, he blamed himself for the devestating ​losses suffered at Normandy, resigned his post as the Allied Supreme Commander in Europe. Eisenhower spent the rest of the war in Saudi Arabia as a military advisor. Following the war, he retired from the Army to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. Keeping mostly to himself in retirement, he was writing his memoirs when he died of a heart attack in 1957, per his requesthe was buried amongst his soldiers in Arlington National ​Cemetary.+**General Dwight Eisenhower** (1890-1957) served as the Allied Supreme Commander in Europe during most of World War II with responsibility for planning the invasions of Spain, Italy and France. Although ​ultimately ​successful, he blamed himself for the devastating ​losses suffered at Normandy, resigned his post as the Allied Supreme Commander in Europe. Eisenhower spent the rest of the war in Saudi Arabia as a military advisor. Following the war, he retired from the Army to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. Keeping mostly to himself in retirement, he was writing his memoirs when he died of a heart attack in 1957, per his requesthe was buried amongst his soldiers in Arlington National ​Cemetery.  
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 +The US Navy honored Eisenhower by naming a Barbel class submarine, after the retired General. The USS Eisenhower is currently assigned to Pearl Harbor Naval Base
  
-The US Navy honored Eisenhower by naming a Barbel class submarine, after the retired General. The USS Eisenhower is currently assigned to Pearl Harbor Naval Base. 
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