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Stephen Ambrose Memorial: His Life and Work
"I am a great admirer of the late Stephen Ambrose and these questions concern his life and work. "
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
When and where was Stephen Ambrose born?
1936; Lovington, Illinois
1933; Billings, Montana
1934; Caribou, Maine
1930; Massillon, Ohio
Stephen Ambrose attended what two universities?
UC Berkely and Ohio State
Cornell and Wake Forest
Stanford and Arizona State
University of Wisconsin and Louisiana State
Aside from writing, how did Stephen Ambrose make his living from 1960 to 1995?
managing a real estate office
How did Stephen Ambrose come to be President Eisenhower's biographer?
Eisenhower asked him.
Eisenhower's widow Mamie asked him.
His editor talked him into it.
The biography grew out of his Master's thesis.
When he was judging America's three greatest achievements, the top one of each of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, all of Stephen Ambrose's choices had to do with...
Stephen Ambrose chronicled the lives of all of these EXCEPT?
General Douglas MacArthur
President Richard Nixon
General Henry Halleck
In "Band of Brothers," the "brothers" Stephen Ambrose wrote about were in what type of military unit?
"Band of Brothers" is probably Stephen Ambrose's best-known work because it was made into an outstanding mini-series. It appeared on...
According to Stephen Ambrose's book "D-Day, June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II," on what date did German resistance on the beaches themselves end?
"Pegasus Bridge" was the story of how glider troops took and held a key bridge code-named Pegasus in a daring pre-dawn attack on D-Day. What army did these troops belong to?
the French Army
the United States Army
the British Army
the Canadian Army
The first two words of this book's title are "Undaunted Courage." (If I told you the rest of the title, it would give this answer away.) What is the book about?
the Lewis and Clark expedition
the Battle of Britain
winners of the Medal of Honor
Custer's Last Stand
The first 6 words of this book's title are "Nothing Like It in the World." (If I told you the rest, it would give this answer away.) What story did Stephen Ambrose tell in this book?
the invention of the ironclad warship
the construction of the Panama Canal
the building of America's transcontinental railroad
the building of Hoover Dam
What is the subject of Stephen Ambrose's book "Citizen Soldiers"?
the US Army in Northern Europe during World War II
the Army of the Potomac in the Civil War
the US Marines in the Pacific Theatre in World War II
the members of the military on the home front during World War II
"The Wild Blue" was written by Stephen Ambrose as a history of, and tribute to, the men who flew a certain type of airplane in World War II. What type of plane was it?
the P-51 fighter
the B-24 bomber
the B-17 bomber
the B-29 bomber
What is the title of Stephen Ambrose's book published on or about October 22, 2002?
To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian
American Dream: My Tribute to a Great Country
An American Journey
American Ideals at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century
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