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Rick Atkinson

Full Name: Rick Atkinson
Gender: Male
Born: 1952-01-01
Number of Works: 18
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ISBN: 0805062882, 9780805062885
Keywords: africa, war, dawn, army
Pages: 704
Published: 2002
  • Rating: 80%

<div>In the first volume of his monumental trilogy about the liberation of Europe in WW II, Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Atkinson tells the riveting story of the war in North AfricaThe liberation of Europe and the destruction of the Third Reich is a story of courage and enduring triumph, of calamity and miscalculation. In this first volume of the Liberation Trilogy, Rick Atkinson shows why no modern reader can understand the ultimate victory of the Allied powers without a grasp of the great drama that unfolded in North Africa in 1942 and 1943. That first year of the Allied war was a pivota
ISBN: 0316727334, 9780316727334
Keywords: iraq, combat, chronicle, soldiers, company
Pages: 319
Published: 2004
  • Rating: 80%

During the recent war in Iraq, renowned historian Rick Atkinson was embedded with the 101st Airbourne Division of the US forces. He had access to the headquarters command post and the top- secret plans tent and spent most days at the elbow of Major General David H. Petraeus as he directed attacks on the cities of Najaf, Karbala, Hilla and, ultimately, southern Baghdad. This short book, written with a strong first-person narrative, will not only provide a unique insight into the course of events; using the microcosm of the 101st, Atkinson will also reveal much about the contemporary US military
ISBN: 1456822438, 9781456822439
Keywords: inside
Pages: 206
Published: 2010
  • Rating: 100%