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Stephen E. Ambrose

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Stephen E. Ambrose wrote twenty books on military affairs and foreign policy. Early in his career he was an associate editor of The Eisenhower Papers, and he later went on to publish the definitive, three-part biography of Eisenhower, as well as many bestselling books of military history, including Band of Brothers and Undaunted Courage. He died in 2002.

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Crazy Horse and Custer
The Parallel Lives of Two American Warriors
Written by Stephen E. Ambrose


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: May 1, 1996
Price: $17.00

From the author of the bestselling D-Day, June 6, 1944 and Undaunted Courage, Stephen E. Ambrose's Crazy Horse and Custer is "an impressively researched and admirably narrated dual biography" (Publishers Weekly) of the two leaders whose strikingly parallel lives culminated with their legendary clash at Little Bighorn. Crazy Horse, leader of... Read more >

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Ike's Spies
Eisenhower and the Espionage Establishment
Written by Stephen E. Ambrose


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $16.95

Based on privileged access to the president and his private papers, this classic Cold War era history by bestselling historian Stephen E. Ambrose—who authored the most acclaimed full-scale biography of Eisenhower—gives an inside look at the way President Dwight Eisenhower managed American secret operations.

During his presidency, Dwight D. Eisenhower's public face... Read more >
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Ike's Spies
Eisenhower and the Espionage Establishment
Written by Stephen E. Ambrose


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $13.99

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The Supreme Commander

Written by Stephen E. Ambrose


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $13.99

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The Supreme Commander
The War Years of Dwight D. Eisenhower
Written by Stephen E. Ambrose


Format: Trade Paperback, 768 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $17.95

Bestselling historian Stephen E. Ambrose examines the war leadership of Dwight D. Eisenhower and his relationships with leaders like Churchill, Roosevelt, and de Gaulle and generals like Montgomery and Patton.

In North Africa, on the beaches at Normandy, and in the Battle of the Bulge, Dwight David Eisenhower proved himself as one... Read more >
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The Cold War
A Military History
Written by Stephen E. Ambrose, Caleb Carr, Thomas Fleming and Victor Hanson
Edited by Robert Cowley


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: November 7, 2006
Price: $18.00

Even fifteen years after the end of the Cold War, it is still hard to grasp that we no longer live under its immense specter. For nearly half a century, from the end of World War II to the early 1990s, all world events hung in the balance of a simmering... Read more >
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The Cold War
A Military History
Written by Stephen E. Ambrose
Edited by Robert Cowley


Format: eBook, 496 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: January 21, 2009
Price: $13.99

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Hunting Trips of a Ranchman & The Wilderness Hunter

Written by Theodore Roosevelt
Introduction by Stephen E. Ambrose


Format: Trade Paperback, 832 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: May 12, 1998
Price: $18.95

"Those who love the outdoors will feast on Roosevelt's wildly enthusiastic sketches of America before highways and self-consciousness."--Time Out New York

Written during his days as a ranchman in the Dakota Bad Lands, these two wilderness tales by Theodore Roosevelt endure today as part of the classic folklore of the West... Read more >

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Parachute Infantry
An American Paratrooper's Memoir of D-Day and the Fall of the Third Reich
Written by David Webster
Introduction by Stephen E. Ambrose


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Delta
On Sale: October 29, 2002
Price: $16.00

David Kenyon Webster’s memoir is a fascinating chronicle of youth, camaraderie, and the chaos of war. Relying on his own letters home and recollections he penned just after his discharge, Webster gives a first hand account of life in E Company, 101st Airborne Division, crafting a memoir that resonates with the... Read more >
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