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On War

The Best Military Histories from the Pritzker Military Museum and Library Award-Winning Authors

On War( )
Compiled by: Pritzker Military Museum and Library,
Concept by: Pritzker Military Museum and Library,
Created by: Pritzker Military Museum and Library,
Author: Atkinson, Rick
D'Este, Carlo
Hastings, Max
McPherson, James M.
Millett, Allan R.
O'Brien, William
Weinberg, Gerhard L.
O'Brien, Tim
Series title:On War Ser.
Publication Date:Nov 2013
Publisher:Pritzker Military Museum & Library
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.00
Book Description:

Anthology of key works by this century's leading military historians.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Military Science
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9 x 7 Inches
Book Weight:1.4 Pounds
Author Biography
Atkinson, Rick (Compiled by)
Rick Atkinson holds a master of arts degree in English literature from the University of Chicago and is a Pulitzer-Prize winning author and military historian

Atkinson is the author of the highly-acclaimed Liberation Trilogy, The Long Gray Line, In the Company of Soldiers and Crusade. Atkinson received the Pulitzer Prize for the first volume of the Liberation Trilogy, An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943. The second volume, The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944, drew praise as well.

Atkinson also received the 1982 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting; and the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for public service, awarded to the Washington Post for a series of investigative articles directed and edited by Atkinson on shootings by the District of Columbia police department. He is winner of the 1989 George Polk Award for national reporting, the 2003 Society for Military History Distinguished Book Award, the 2007 Gerald R. Ford Award for Distinguished Reporting on National Defense, and the 2010 Pritzker Military Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing. Atkinson has served as the Gen. Omar N. Bradley Chair of Strategic Leadership at the U.S. Army War College. In 2014 his title The Guns at Last Light made The New York Times Best Seller List.


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