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Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West

By: Stephen Ambrose

Price: $3.00  $2.55

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon and Schuster: 2002

Seller ID: 007953


A biography of Meriwether Lewis that relies heavily on the journals of both Lewis and Clark, this book is also backed up by the author's personal travels along Lewis and Clark's route to the Pacific. Ambrose is not content to simply chronicle the events of the "Corps of Discovery" as the explorers called their ventures. He often pauses to assess the military leadership of Lewis and Clark, how they negotiated with various native peoples and what they reported to Jefferson... View more info

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Comrades: Brothers, Fathers, Heroes, Sons, Pals

By: Stephen Ambrose

Price: $3.00  $2.55

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon and Schuster: 1999

Seller ID: 010025


This tender book about male friendship will probably surprise those readers who know Stephen Ambrose best for his histories of World War II and biography of Dwight D. Eisenhower. Born in 1936, Ambrose acknowledges in the introduction to his memoir that men of his generation do not speak or write easily about their feelings. Yet male bonding is a strong theme in all of his work, as selections from previous writings on Lewis and Clark, Richard Nixon, Crazy Horse, and Gener... View more info

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To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian

By: Stephen Ambrose

Price: $3.50  $2.98

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 2002

Seller ID: 13978


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Americans At War

By: Stephen Ambrose

Price: $2.50  $2.13

Publisher: Mississippi, University Press Of Mississippi: 1997

Seller ID: 195054


In the turbulent history of America each era has been delineated by a war. Although World War II has been the backdrop for most of his writing, perhaps no other historian has focused on modern America at war so strikingly as Stephen E. Ambrose. In this fascinating collection of fifteen essays Ambrose ranges over the many wars that have enveloped Americans and depicts the personalities of American leaders during wartime: Custer, Eisenhower, Patton, Mac-Arthur, Franklin... View more info

Band of Brothers

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

Price: $2.25  $1.91

Publisher: New York, NY, Touchstone: 2001

Seller ID: 000783


E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest View more info

The Victors: The Men of World War II

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

Price: $2.82  $2.40

Publisher: London, England, Pocket Books: 1998

Seller ID: 009320


From Utah bridge to The Bulge and on to Hitler's Eagle's nest in Germany, Ambrose describes the momentous events of the war until the final days when the Allied soldiers pushed the German troops out of France, chased them across Germany, and destroyed the Nazi regime, making this the definitive history of the Second World War. At the centre of this epic drama are the citizen soldiers, the boys who became men as they fought and rose to the occasion, proving eventually unb... View more info

The Wild Blue: The men and Boys Who Flew the B-24's Over Germany 1944-45

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

Price: $2.50  $2.13

Publisher: New York, Touchstone: 2001

Seller ID: 0606806


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Americans at War

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

Price: $2.50  $2.13

Publisher: New York, NY, Berkley Books: 1998

Seller ID: 011125


Stephen E. Ambrose, one of the foremost historians of the European theater of World War II, shares his vast knowledge of that conflict as well as the Civil War, Korea, Vietnam, and the Cold War in this compelling narrative about the American way of war. From Vicksburg to My Lai, Ambrose recounts the history of these wars with extensive coverage of the battlefields and believable portrayals of those involved, creating the perspective that the country's conflicts both refl... View more info

D-Day June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

Price: $4.00  $3.40

Publisher: New York, Somon & Schuster: 1994

Seller ID: 0607280


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The Victors: Eisenhower and His Boys: The Men of World War II

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

Price: $3.00  $2.55

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1998

Seller ID: 011646


From America's preeminent military historian, Stephen E. Ambrose, comes a brilliant telling of the war in Europe, from D-Day, June 6, 1944, to the end, eleven months later, on May 7, 1945. This authoritative narrative account is drawn by the author himself from his five acclaimed books about that conflict, most particularly from the definitive and comprehensive D-Day and Citizen Soldiers, about which the great Civil War historian James McPherson wrote, If there is a b... View more info

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This Vast Land: A Young Man's Journal of the Lewis and Clark Exdedition

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

Price: $2.50  $2.13

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 2003

Seller ID: 14081


In a story muscled with truth and imagination, Stephen E. Ambrose (1936-2002) recounts the epoch-making 1803 expedition of Lewis and Clark through the words of a young man. Finding foes and friends among Natives, surviving sickness and hunger, choosing between a woman and the life he left behind, George Shannon grows up as the corps forges a way west. Drawing on his encyclopedic knowledge of the subject, Ambrose creates the fictional diary of nineteen-year-old George ... View more info

The Victors: Eisenhower and His Boys: Then Men of World War II

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

Price: $2.99  $2.54

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1998

Seller ID: 14188


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Americans at War

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

Price: $2.50  $2.13

Publisher: New York, NY, Berkley Books: 1997

Seller ID: 16931


Stephen E. Ambrose, one of the foremost historians of the European theater of World War II, shares his vast knowledge of that conflict as well as the Civil War, Korea, Vietnam, and the Cold War in this compelling narrative about the American way of war. From Vicksburg to My Lai, Ambrose recounts the history of these wars with extensive coverage of the battlefields and believable portrayals of those involved, creating the perspective that the country's conflicts both refl... View more info

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This Vast Land: A Young Man's Journal of the Lewis and Clark Expeditions

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

Price: $2.75  $2.34

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 2003

Seller ID: 001152


In a story muscled with truth and imagination, Stephen E. Ambrose (1936-2002) recounts the epoch-making 1803 expedition of Lewis and Clark through the words of a young man. Finding foes and friends among Natives, surviving sickness and hunger, choosing between a woman and the life he left behind, George Shannon grows up as the corps forges a way west. Drawing on his encyclopedic knowledge of the subject, Ambrose creates the fictional diary of nineteen-year-old George ... View more info

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The Victors: Eisenhower and His Boys... The Men of World War II

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

Price: $2.50  $2.13

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1998

Seller ID: 180


From America's preeminent military historian, Stephen E. Ambrose, comes a brilliant telling of World War II in Europe, from D-Day, June 6, 1944, to the end, eleven months later, on May 7, 1945. The author himself drew this authoritative narrative account from his five acclaimed books about that conflict, to yield what has been called "the best single-volume history of the war that most of us will ever read." View more info

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Comrades: Brothers, Fathers, Heroes, Sons, Pals

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

Price: $2.50  $2.13

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1999

Seller ID: 4952


"Comrades" is a celebration of male friendships. Acclaimed historian Stephen Ambrose begins his examination with a glance inward -- he starts this book with his brothers, his first and forever friends, and the shared experiences that join them for a lifetime, overcoming distance and misunderstandings. He next writes of Dwight D. Eisenhower, who had a golden gift for friendship and who shared a perfect trust with his younger brother Milton in spite of their apparently une... View more info

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Band Of Brothers: E Company, 506Th Regiment, 101st Airborne From Normandy To Hitlers Eagles Nest

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

Price: $2.25  $1.91

Publisher: New York, Touchstone Books: 2001

Seller ID: 3006112


Stephen E. Ambrose’s iconic story of the ordinary men who became the World War II’s most extraordinary soldiers: Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, US Army. They came together, citizen soldiers, in the summer of 1942, drawn to Airborne by the $50 monthly bonus and a desire to be better than the other guy. And at its peak—in Holland and the Ardennes—Easy Company was as good a rifle company as any in the world. From the ... View more info

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The Wilde Blue: The Men And Boys Who Flew The B-24s Over Germany

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

Price: $3.00  $2.55

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Seller ID: 866921


The eagerly anticipated follow-up to last years New York Times no.1 bestseller NOTHING LIKE IT IN THE WORLD. Author Stephen Ambrose brings us the unforgettable story of the young men who flew the B-24's over wartime Germany. In THE WILD BLUE, Ambrose describes how the Air Force recruited, trained and then chose the few who would undertake the most demanding and dangerous jobs in the war. These are the boys turned pilots, bombardiers, navigators and gunners of the B24's, ... View more info