Hugh Ambrose was a noted historian and was a consultant on the documentary Price for Peace, for which Steven Spielberg and Stephen Ambrose were the Executive Producers. He was a consultant to his father on his books, and served as the historical consultant on HBO(R)'s The Pacific miniseries. Ambrose was also the former vice president of the National WWII Museum and led battlefield tours through Europe and along the Pacific Rim. He died in 2015.
Praise for The Pacific "Doing for the war against Japan what Band of Brothers did for the war against Germany, Ambrose's history effectively immerses readers in the Good War's second front."--Publishers Weekly"Ambrose's narrative is convincing...[he] shows the possibilities of readable and complex military history."--Dr. Allan Millett, Director, Eisenhower Center for American Studies, The National World War II Museum