History Headlines June 21, 2010: Rick Atkinson wins prize for military writing

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Rick Atkinson wins prize for military writing

Source: AP, 6-21-10

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and historian Rick Atkinson has received a $100,000 award for military writing. Atkinson has been awarded the 2010 Pritzker Military Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing. Atkinson has won Pulitzers for his book “An Army at Dawn” and for his reporting for The Washington Post. He is currently working on the final volume of his acclaimed World War II “Liberation” trilogy.

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