Eisenhower: Soldier and President by Stephen E. Ambrose - PDF and EPUB eBook
Stephen E. Ambrose draws upon extensive sources, an unprecedented degree of scholarship, and numerous interviews with...
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Details of Eisenhower: Soldier and President
- Exact title of the book
- Eisenhower: Soldier and President
- Book author
- Stephen E. Ambrose
- Book edition
- Number of pages
- 640 pages
- October 15th 1991 by Simon Schuster
- File size (in PDF)
- 2560 kB
Some brief overview of book
Stephen E. Ambrose draws upon extensive sources, an unprecedented degree of scholarship, and numerous interviews with Eisenhower himself to offer the fullest, richest, most objective rendering yet of the soldier who became president. He gives us a masterly account of the European war theater and Eisenhower's magnificent leadership as Allied Supreme Commander.
Ambrose's recounting of Eisenhower's presidency, the first of the Cold War, brings to life a man and a country struggling with issues as diverse as civil rights, atomic weapons, communism, and a new global role. Along the way, Ambrose follows the 34th President's relations with the people closest to him, most of all Mamie, his son John, and Kay Summersby, as well as Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Charles de Gaulle, Harry Truman, Nixon, Dulles, Khrushchev, Joe McCarthy, and indeed, all the American and world leaders of his time.
This superb interpretation of Eisenhower's life confirms Stephen Ambrose's position as one of our finest historians.