Eisenhower: Soldier and President
Simon and Schuster, 1991-10-15 - 635 psl.
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.
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Abilene West Point World War I
Between the Wars
Preparing the First Offensive
North Africa Sicily and Italy
DDay and the Liberation of France
The West Wall and the Battle of the Bulge
The Last Offensive
Peace in KoreaCoup in IranAtoms for Peace
McCarthy and Vietnam
ChiNats and ChiComs
The Geneva Summit and a Heart Attack
The 1956 Campaign
Little Rock and Sputnik
1958A Most Difficult Year
Transition and Assessment
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21st Army Group Abilene AFHQ agreed Air Force Allen Dulles Allied American asked atomic attack Berlin Bill Robinson bombs Bradley British Butcher Diary called campaign Chief of Staff Churchill Communist Congress D-Day decision defense Democrats Dulles Dwight Eisen Eisenhower replied Eisenhower told Eisenhower wanted Eisenhower wrote Eisenhower's Europe fight French friends Gaulle German Goodpaster Hagerty hower Ibid Ike's insisted issue John Eisenhower June Kennedy Khrushchev knew Korea later leaders Letters to Mamie MacArthur Marshall McCarthy meeting Memcon ment military Milton Eisenhower Montgomery nation NATO never Nixon nuclear party Patton peace political President press conference problems Quemoy Red Army reported Republican Russians Senator senhower SHAEF Sherman Adams Smith Soviet Soviet Union speech Supreme Commander Taft talk thing thought tion told Eisenhower took troops Truman United Vietnam vote Washington weapons White House Whitman