Crazy horse and custer book
Crazy Horse And Custer | Book by Stephen E. Ambrose | Official Publisher Page | Simon & Schuster UKGoodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions. Enlarge cover.
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On June 25, , men of the United States 7th Cavalry rode towards the banks of the Little Bighorn where three thousand Indians stood waiting for battle. This masterly dual biography tells the epic story of the lives of these two men: both were fighters of legendary daring, both became honoured leaders in their societies when still astonishingly young, and both died when close to the supreme political heights. Yet they - like the nations they represented - were as different as day and night. Custer had won his spurs in the American Civil War; his watchword was 'To promotion - or death! Crazy Horse fought for a nomadic way of life fast yielding before the buffalo-hunters and the incursions of the white man.
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Stephen Ambrose is my absolute favorite author. I'm not wild about WW2 history but I've read most of his books of that era because they were written by him, and great. My very favorite books are With the centennial of Custer's Last Stand at the Little Big Horn less than a year away, it's likely that we'll have to cope with more than one book on the protagonists. This one is by a professor of