Wisconsin Boy in Dixie (1961)
Civil War Letters of James K. Newton.
Halleck, Lincoln's Chief of Staff (1962)
Upton and the Army (1964)
Duty, Honor, Country: A History of West Point (1966)
Eisenhower and Berlin, 1945: The Decision to Halt at the Elbe W.W. (1967)
Institutions in Modern America (1967)
Innovation in structure and process.
The Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower, vols. 1-5 (1967) as assistant editor (Alfred Chandler, editor)
The Supreme Commander (1970)
The war years of General Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Rise to Globalism (1971).
The Military and American Society (1972) co-edited with with James Barber
General Ike: Abilene to Berlin (1973)
A children's book.
Crazy Horse and Custer: The Parallel Lives of Two American Warriors (1975)
Ike's Spies: Eisenhower and the Espionage Establishment (1981) with Richard Immerman
Milton Eisenhower: Educational Statesman (1983) with Richard Immerman
Eisenhower: Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890-1952 (1983) -- Winner of the Freedom Foundation's National Book Award.
Eisenhower: The President (1985)
Pegasus Bridge: June 6. 1944 (1985)
Nixon: The Education of a Politician, 1913-1962 (1987)
Nixon: The Triumph of a Politician, 1962-1972 (1989)
Eisenhower: Soldier and President (1990)
Nixon: The Ruin and Recovery of a Politician, 1973-1990 (1991)
Band of Brothers : E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest (1992)
The exploits of an elite United States Army rifle company during World War II.
Eisenhower and the German POWs: Facts Against Falsehood (1992) co-edited with Gunther Bischof
D-Day June 6, 1944 (1994)
The climactic battle of World War II.
Undaunted Courage (1996)
Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the opening of the American West.
American Heritage New History of World War II (1997)
Original text by C. L. Sulzberger
Americans at War (1997)
Citizen Soldiers (1997)
The U.S. Army from the Normandy beaches to the Bulge to the surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945.
Rise To Globalism (1997) with Douglas Brinkley
American Foreign Policy, 1938-1997
Lewis & Clark: Voyage of Discovery (1998) with Sam Abell (Photographer)
The Victors: Eisenhower and His Boys, the Men of World War II (1998)
Comrades: Brothers, Fathers, Heroes, Sons, Pals (1999)
Witness to America (1999) co-edited with Douglas Brinkley
An Illustrated Documentary History of the United States from the Revolution to Today
Nothing Like It in the World (2000)
The men who built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869
To America (2002)
Personal reflections of an historian.
The Mississippi (2002) with Sam Abell (Photographer) and Douglas G. Brinkley
The making of a nation from the Louisiana purchase to today.