Stephen E. Ambrose

Stephen E. Ambrose was a renowned historian and acclaimed author of more than thirty books. Among his New York Times bestsellers are Nothing Like It in the World, Citizen Soldiers, Band of Brothers, D-Day - June 6, 1944, and Undaunted Courage. Dr. Ambrose was a retired Boyd Professor of History at the University of New Orleans and a contributing editor for the Quarterly Journal of Military History.

Books by this Author

D-Day Illustrated Edition
Nixon Volume III
Eisenhower Volume II
Nixon Volume II
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The Railroads That Changed the Nation

On this day - May 10, 1869 - the final spike is hammered to link the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railways in Promontory, Utah. The full history of the transcontinental railroad in Stephen Ambrose's NOTHING LIKE IT IN THE WORLD.