Stephen E. Ambrose was the author or co-author of more than thirty 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.
"Revealing and engagingly written. . . . A book with the qualities
of an adventure story."
--The New York Review of Books
"Ambrose is a superb historian."
--The New York Times Book Review "Historians and public alike should be profoundly grateful to Ambrose."
--Chicago Tribune "Ambrose brought American history to life with intelligence and care."
--The Tampa Tribune