Stephen E Ambrose
Stephen Edward Ambrose (1936-2002) was an American author of non-fiction books who wrote biographies on U.S. Presidents Eisenhower and Nixon as well as books on American and military history. Ambrose earned his Ph.D from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1960. Besides writing biographies on Eisenhower and Nixon, he also wrote books on Crazy Horse, General Custer, D-Day, Lewis and Clark and many others. Ambrose died from lung cancer in April 2002. He had a wife, Moira and five children.

Stephen E. Ambrose became a published author in 1967 with the non-fiction book Duty, Honor, Country: A History of West Point. His first and only novel was actually published posthumously, which was a fictional journal entitled This Vast Land: A Young Man’s Journal of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and was published in 2003. Below is a list of Stephen E. Ambrose’s books in order of when they were first published:

Publication Order of Eisenhower Books

Eisenhower, Volume #1 (1983)Description / Buy at
Eisenhower, Volume #2 (1984)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Nixon Books

Nixon Volume #1 (1987)Description / Buy at
Nixon Volume #2 (1987)Description / Buy at
Nixon Volume #3 (1991)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Norton Essays in American History Books

Eisenhower and Berlin, 1945 (1967)Description / Buy at
Andrew Jackson and the Bank War (By: Robert V. Remini) (1967)Description / Buy at
The Great Bull Market: Wall Street in the 1920s (By: Robert Sobel) (1968)Description / Buy at
A History of the ICC (By: Ari Hoogenboom) (1976)Description / Buy at
A Respectable Minority: The Democratic Party in the Civil War Era, 1860-1868 (By: Joel H. Silbey) (1977)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

This Vast Land: A Young Man's Journal of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (2003)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Halleck (1962)Description / Buy at
Upton and the Army (1964)Description / Buy at
Duty, Honor, Country: A History of West Point (1966)Description / Buy at
Institutions in Modern America (1967)Description / Buy at
The Supreme Commander: The War Years of General Dwight D. Eisenhower (1970)Description / Buy at
Rise to Globalism: American Foreign Policy Since 1938 (1971)Description / Buy at
The Military and American Society (1972)Description / Buy at
Crazy Horse and Custer: The Parallel Lives of Two American Warriors (1975)Description / Buy at
Ike's Spies: Eisenhower and the Espionage Establishment (1981)Description / Buy at
Milton S. Eisenhower: Educational Statesman (With: Richard H. Immerman) (1983)Description / Buy at
Pegasus Bridge: D-Day: The Daring British Airborne Raid (1984)Description / Buy at
Eisenhower: Soldier and President (1990)Description / Buy at
Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest (1992)Description / Buy at
D-Day: June 6, 1944, The Climactic Battle of World War II (1994)Description / Buy at
Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West (1996)Description / Buy at
Americans at War (1997)Description / Buy at
American Heritage: New History of World War II (1997)Description / Buy at
Citizen Soldiers: From the Normandy Beaches to the Surrender of Germany (1997)Description / Buy at
The Victors: Eisenhower and His Boys: The Men of WWII (1998)Description / Buy at
Lewis and Clark: Voyage of Discovery (1998)Description / Buy at
Victory in Europe, May 1945 (1998)Description / Buy at
Comrades: Brothers, Fathers, Heroes, Sons, Pals (1999)Description / Buy at
Witness to America (With: Douglas Brinkley) (1999)Description / Buy at
Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869 (2000)Description / Buy at
The Wild Blue: The Men And Boys Who Flew the B-24s Over Germany, 1944-45 (2001)Description / Buy at
The Good Fight: How World War II Was Won (2001)Description / Buy at
To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian (2002)Description / Buy at
The Mississippi and the Making of a Nation: From the Louisiana Purchase to Today (With: Douglas Brinkley) (2002)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Anthologies

Soldiers as Statesmen(1976)Description / Buy at
America's Intervention In Vietnam: An Anthology(1987)Description / Buy at
What If?: The World's Foremost Historians Imagine What Might Have Been(1999)Description / Buy at
No End Save Victory(2001)Description / Buy at
West Point: Two Centuries of Honor and Tradition(2002)Description / Buy at
The Cold War(2005)Description / Buy at

Notes: The books Rise to Globalism and Witness to America were written with Douglas Brinkley. Milton S. Eisenhower was co-authored with Richard H. Immerman. Stephen Ambrose updated the original text of American Heritage: New History of World War II, which was written by C.L. Sulzberger. Ambrose contributed to The Cold War: A Military History along with authors Caleb Carr, Thomas Fleming, Victor Davis Hanson, David McCullough, Simon Winchester and others.

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