Undaunted Courage
Score: 4
From 162 Ratings

Undaunted Courage


  • Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
  • Release Date : 2013-04-23
  • Genre: United States
  • File Size: 18489406 Bytes


From the New York Times bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the definitive book on Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, the most momentous expedition in American history and one of the great adventure stories of all time.In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson selected his personal secretary, Captain Meriwether Lewis, to lead a voyage up the Missouri River to the Rockies, over the mountains, down the Columbia River to the Pacific Ocean, and back. Lewis and his partner, Captain William Clark, made the first map of the trans-Mississippi West, provided invaluable scientific data on the flora and fauna of the Louisiana Purchase territory, and established the American claim to Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.Ambrose has pieced...

A Study Guide for Stephen E. Ambrose's
Score: 4
From 10 Ratings

A Study Guide for Stephen E. Ambrose's "Undaunted Courage"


  • Author: The Gale Group
  • Release Date : 2002-07-23
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • File Size: 622571 Bytes


A study guide for Stephen E. Ambrose's "Undaunted Courage", excerpted from The Gale Group's acclaimed Nonfiction Classics for Students series. Designed with busy students in mind, this concise study guide includes: plot summary; character analysis; author biographies; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Nonfiction Classics for Students to help you finish your research in record time....

Undaunted Courage
Score: 4
From 39 Ratings

Undaunted Courage


  • Author : Stephen E. Ambrose
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-04-23
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439126172


Undaunted Courage Book Description :

From the New York Times bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the definitive book on Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, the most momentous expedition in American history and one of the great adventure stories of all time. In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson selected his personal secretary, Captain Meriwether Lewis, to lead a voyage up the Missouri River to the Rockies, over the mountains, down the Columbia River to the Pacific Ocean, and back. Lewis and his partner, Captain William Clark, made the first map of the trans-Mississippi West, provided invaluable scientific data on the flora and fauna of the Louisiana Purchase territory, and established the American claim to Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Ambrose has piec...

A Study Guide for Stephen E  Ambrose s  Undaunted Courage

A Study Guide for Stephen E Ambrose s Undaunted Courage


  • Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781410361530


A Study Guide for Stephen E Ambrose s Undaunted Courage Book Description :

A Study Guide for Stephen E. Ambrose's "Undaunted Courage," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Nonfiction Classics for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Nonfiction Classics for Students for all of your research needs....

Fearless
Score: 4.5
From 60 Ratings

Fearless


  • Author : Eric Blehm
  • Publisher : WaterBrook Press
  • Release Date : 2013-05-21
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307730701


Fearless Book Description :

Chronicles the life of Navy SEAL Team Six operator Adam Brown, a man whose heroism and devotion still stand as a beacon to his friends and family, even after his death in the Afghan Hindu Kush mountains in 2010....

Lewis and Clark
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

Lewis and Clark


  • Author : Stephen E. Ambrose
  • Publisher : National Geographic
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0792264738


Lewis and Clark Book Description :

Chronicles the epic journey of Lewis and Clark across uncharted wilderness to the Pacific Ocean, in a narrative that incorporates entries from the explorers' journals and a new preliminary essay on making a filmed recreation....

The Good Fight
Score: 5
From 4 Ratings

The Good Fight


  • Author : Stephen E. Ambrose
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2001-05-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780689843617


The Good Fight Book Description :

A chronicle of World War II includes accounts of major events and personal anecdotes from soldiers in the field....

Of Courage Undaunted
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Of Courage Undaunted


  • Author : James Daugherty
  • Publisher : Beautiful Feet Books, Inc.
  • Release Date : 1999-12-01
  • Genre: Explorers
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1893103021


Of Courage Undaunted Book Description :

An account of the resourcefulness and courage of Lewis and Clark on their journey through the wilderness from St. Louis to the Pacific. Written from original records and diaries of the expedition....

Nothing Like It In the World
Score: 3.5
From 20 Ratings

Nothing Like It In the World


  • Author : Stephen E. Ambrose
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2000-08-29
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0743210832


Nothing Like It In the World Book Description :

In this account of an unprecedented feat of engineering, vision, and courage, Stephen E. Ambrose offers a historical successor to his universally acclaimed Undaunted Courage, which recounted the explorations of the West by Lewis and Clark. Nothing Like It in the World is the story of the men who built the transcontinental railroad -- the investors who risked their businesses and money; the enlightened politicians who understood its importance; the engineers and surveyors who risked, and lost, their lives; and the Irish and Chinese immigrants, the defeated Confederate soldiers, and the other laborers who did the backbreaking and dangerous work on the tracks. The Union had won the Civil War and slavery had been abolished, but Abraham Lincoln, who was a...

Undaunted

Undaunted


  • Author : Jackie Speier
  • Publisher : Little A
  • Release Date : 2018-11-06
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1503903605


Undaunted Book Description :

An inspiring and powerful memoir of surviving the Jonestown massacre and becoming a fearless voice against injustice and inequality by California congresswoman Jackie Speier. Jackie Speier was twenty-eight when she joined Congressman Leo Ryan's delegation to rescue defectors from cult leader Jim Jones's Peoples Temple in Jonestown, Guyana. Ryan was killed on the airstrip tarmac. Jackie was shot five times at point-blank range. While recovering from what would become one of the most harrowing tragedies in recent history, Jackie had to choose: Would she become a victim or a fighter? The choice to survive against unfathomable odds empowered her with a resolve to become a vocal proponent for human rights. From the formative nightmare that radically molde...

Citizen Soldiers
Score: 4
From 13 Ratings

Citizen Soldiers


  • Author : Stephen E. Ambrose
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-04-23
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476740256


Citizen Soldiers Book Description :

From Stephen E. Ambrose, bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the inspiring story of the ordinary men of the U.S. army in northwest Europe from the day after D-Day until the end of the bitterest days of World War II. In this riveting account, historian Stephen E. Ambrose continues where he left off in his #1 bestseller D-Day. Citizen Soldiers opens at 0001 hours, June 7, 1944, on the Normandy beaches, and ends at 0245 hours, May 7, 1945, with the allied victory. It is biography of the US Army in the European Theater of Operations, and Ambrose again follows the individual characters of this noble, brutal, and tragic war. From the high command down to the ordinary soldier, Ambrose draws on hundreds of interviews to re-create the war experi...

Pegasus Bridge
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Pegasus Bridge


  • Author : Stephen E. Ambrose
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-04-23
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439126677


Pegasus Bridge Book Description :

In the early morning hours of June 6, 1944, a small detachment of British airborne troops stormed the German defense forces and paved the way for the Allied invasion of Europe. Pegasus Bridge was the first engagement of D-Day, the turning point of World War II. This gripping account of it by acclaimed author Stephen Ambrose brings to life a daring mission so crucial that, had it been unsuccessful, the entire Normandy invasion might have failed. Ambrose traces each step of the preparations over many months to the minute-by-minute excitement of the hand-to-hand confrontations on the bridge. This is a story of heroism and cowardice, kindness and brutality -- the stuff of all great adventures....