Crazy Horse and Custer: The Parrallel Lives of Two American Warriors

Crazy Horse and Custer: The Parrallel Lives of Two American Warriors

Stephen E. Ambrose


at the glowing morning of June 25, 1876, 611 males of the USA seventh Cavalry rode towards the banks of the Little Bighorn within the Montana Territory, the place 3,000 Indians stood anticipating conflict. The lives of 2 nice warriors may quickly be perpetually associated all through historical past: loopy Horse, chief of the Oglala Sioux, and normal George Armstrong Custer. either have been males of aggression and ultimate braveness. either turned leaders of their societies at very early a while; either have been stripped of energy, in shame, and labored to earn again the honor of their humans. And to either one of them, the unspoiled grandeur of the good Plains of North the USA was once an impossible to resist problem. Their parallel lives might pave the way in which, in a fashion unknown to both, for an inevitable conflict among countries scuffling with for ownership of the open prairie.

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