Books: The Victors: Eisenhower And His Boys

The Men Of World War II By Stephen E. Ambrose

Rock bands have greatest-hits albums and fiction writers have collections, so it's not unreasonable that historians might want to have similar access to the reading public. The Victors, Ambrose's latest work, is a cobbling together of three of his previous books, with many of the pieces lifted from D-Day and Citizen Soldiers. Replete with tales of heroism and harrowing sadness, those two books offer a stirring account of the G.I.'s role in beating the Nazis. The big news from The Victors: Ambrose says he's giving up military history. Say it ain't so, sir. Your fans would have loved following you to...