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Dwight David Eisenhower (Early Military Career)

What do you know about Dwight David Eisenhower (Early Military Career)
Try this US World War II History Made Easy Quiz
"Check Your Answers" at the end of the page.

1) On June 12, 1915, Eisenhower became a Second Lieutenant, United States Army. Dwight David Eisenhower
When did he become a Captain?

  1. May 15, 1917
  2. May 15, 1918
  3. May 15, 1919

2) In the early years before World War One, he was assigned to the infantry in Texas and Georgia.
During World War One, which units did he have responsibility?

  1. Infantry
  2. Tanks
  3. Aircraft

3) Eisenhower served in Europe reaching the rank of Lieutenant Colonel (Temporary).

  • True or False?

4) In 1920, Eisenhower reverted to his permanent rank.  Three days later he was promoted.
What was the rank?

  1. First Lieutenant
  2. Captain
  3. Major

5) In the early 1920s, Eisenhower was assigned to Fort Mead, Maryland.
Who became his friend?

  1. Mark Clark
  2. George Patton
  3. George Marshall

6) From 1922 to 1924, he was the executive office to General Fox Connor.
Where was he stationed?

  1. Philippines
  2. Panama Canal Zone
  3. San Diego

7) In 1925-26, he attended the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and then served as a battalion commander at Fort Benning, Georgia until 1927.

  • True or False?

8) During the late 1920s and early 1930s Eisenhower's career in the peacetime Army stagnated.
How many years did it take to get promoted?

  1. 8 years
  2. 12 years
  3. 16 years

9) From 1933 to 1936, who did Eisenhower serve as executive officer too?

  1. Douglas MacArthur
  2. George Patton
  3. George Marshall

10) In September 1941, Eisenhower was promoted.
What was the rank?

  1. Colonel
  2. Brigadier General
  3. Major General

Dwight David Eisenhower (Early Military Career) [Answers]

1) A. 2) B. 3) False.  He commanded troops in Pennsylvania and never reached Europe. 4) C. 5) B.
) C. 7) True 8) C. 9) A. 10) B.

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