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Stephen E. Ambrose

Stephen E. Ambrose was the author or coauthor of more than 30 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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Americans at War
Written by Stephen E. Ambrose
Berkley | Trade Paperback | October 1998
$15.00/19.50(Canada) | 978-0-425-16510-2 (0-425-16510-8)

Collected here for the first time are fifteen essays that span over 100 years of American history--and the remarkable thirty-year career of America's foremost historian.Ambrose's vivid and compelling essays take you to the heart of America's wars, from Grant's stunning Fourth of July victory at Vicksburg, to Nixon's surprise Christmas bombing... Read more

Crazy Horse and Custer
Written by Stephen E. Ambrose
Anchor | Trade Paperback | May 1996
$18.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-47966-0 (0-385-47966-2)

The full story of what led Crazy Horse and Custer to that fateful day at the Little Bighorn, from bestselling historian Stephen E. Ambrose.
On the sparkling morning of June 25, 1876, 611  U.S. Army soldiers rode toward the banks of the Little Bighorn in the Montana Territory, where 3,000 Indians stood... Read more

Ike's Spies
Written by Stephen E. Ambrose
Anchor | Trade Paperback | January 2012
$16.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-94660-7 (0-307-94660-6)

This classic Cold War-era history looks at the way President Dwight Eisenhower managed America’s secret operations as general and as commander in chief and is based on privileged access to the president and his private papers—from bestselling historian Stephen E. Ambrose.
During his time in office, Eisenhower projected the image of a... Read more

Rise to Globalism
Written by Stephen E. Ambrose, Edited by Douglas G. Brinkley, Introduction by Douglas G. Brinkley
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | December 2010
$19.00/25.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-200494-4 (0-14-200494-4)

Since it first appeared in 1971, Rise to Globalism has sold hundreds of thousands of copies. The ninth edition of this classic survey, now updated through the administration of George W. Bush, offers a concise and informative overview of the evolution of American foreign policy from 1938 to the present, focusing... Read more

The Supreme Commander
Written by Stephen E. Ambrose
Anchor | Trade Paperback | January 2012
$19.00/25.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-94662-1 (0-307-94662-2)

In this classic portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower the soldier, bestselling historian Stephen E. Ambrose examines the Allied commander’s leadership during World War II.
Ambrose brings Eisenhower’s experience of the Second World War to life, showing in vivid detail how the general’s skill as a diplomat and a military strategist contributed to... Read more

The Cold War
Written by Stephen E. Ambrose, Caleb Carr, Thomas Fleming and Victor Davis Hanson, Edited by Robert Cowley
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | November 2006
$20.00/27.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6716-6 (0-8129-6716-X)

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...

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War Stories
Written by Elizabeth Mullener, Foreword by Stephen E. Ambrose
Berkley | Trade Paperback | August 2004
$17.00/19.50(Canada) | 978-0-425-19641-0 (0-425-19641-0)

War Stories chronicles 53 personal testimonies of virtually every major event from World War II by residents of New Orleans-from a Polish army officer who was defending his homeland the day of the German invasion to a member of the honor guard aboard the U.S.S. Missouri the day the Japanese signed... Read more

Hunting Trips of a Ranchman & The Wilderness Hunter
Written by Theodore Roosevelt, Introduction by Stephen E. Ambrose
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | May 1998
$20.00/27.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75152-3 (0-375-75152-1)

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. The narratives provide vivid portraits of the land as well as the people and animals that inhabited it, underscoring Roosevelt's abiding... Read more

Parachute Infantry
Written by David Webster, Introduction by Stephen E. Ambrose
Delta | Trade Paperback | October 2002
$18.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-33649-9 (0-385-33649-7)

David Kenyon Webster’s memoir is a clear-eyed, emotionally charged 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... Read more