Rick Atkinson | The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945

Recorded Jun 11, 2013
Direct Download: 20130611-rickatk.mp3

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and military historian Rick Atkinson is the bestselling author of An Army at DawnThe Day of BattleThe Long Gray LineIn the Company of Soldiers, and Crusade. He served as a reporter, foreign correspondent, and senior editor for 25 years at the Washington Post. His many awards include the George Polk award, the Gerald R. Ford Award for Distinguished Reporting on National Defense, and the Pritzker Military Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing. The Guns at Last Light: The War in Europe, 1944-1945 is the final volume in Atkinson’s Liberation Trilogy, a sweeping narrative history of the U.S. military’s role in the liberation of Europe in World War II. 

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