Ambrose was a talented and popular American historian.
In this, his final book, he explores a variety of
American stories which were dear to him. His love
of country and optimism for the future are infectious.
portrait of the leader of the Oglala Sioux and the general
of the U.S. Seventh Cavalry. The author draws striking
similarities between the two warriors, and leads us
to the day in 1876 of "Custer's last stand."
narrates in vivid detail the adventures, misadventures,
triumphs and tragedies of a single U.S. Army infantry
company in World War II. From its formation in July
1944 and deactivation in November 1945, E Company
was there at some of the most interesting junctures
in the war.