TLS [7], 1964-1967 : Gettysburg, PA, Indio, CA, and Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D.C., to Stephen E. Ambrose, Baltimore, MD.


TLS [7], 1964-1967 : Gettysburg, PA, Indio, CA, and Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D.C., to Stephen E. Ambrose, Baltimore, MD.

Written to Ambrose, who was Associate Editor of the Eisenhower Papers, Eisenhower discusses such varied subjects as Civil War generals, a proposed military biography of Eisenhower by Ambrose, FDR and the Soviets during WWII, and a manuscript called "Eisenhower and Berlin, 1945". The typed document signed by Eisenhower is the foreword to Ambrose's book "Duty, Honor, Country" about West Point Military Academy.

9 p. ; 26 x 18 cm. (6 1 p. letters and 1 3 p. DS)


SNAC Resource ID: 6934507

Copley Press, J S Copley Library

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