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Gerald Waller ©Stars and StripesBonn, West Germany, May, 1952: Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower talks to reporters after a farewell meeting with West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer. Eisenhower was stepping down as SHAPE commander in order to return home for a political campaign that would put him in the White House within a year.

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