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Book Event: A Discussion with Rick Atkinson, Author of Guns at Last Light

CQ Roll Call

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

Washington, DC

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Join CQ Roll Call and Hooks Books as they host the author for a book-signing event Wednesday, October 9th at their offices near Capitol Hill. 

Wine & Cheese will be served.

 

Complimentary copies of the book will be distributed on a first come first served basis. 

 

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

This is the magnificent conclusion to Rick Atkinson’s acclaimed Liberation Trilogy and the most dramatic story of all—the titanic battle for Western Europe. The brutal fight in Normandy, the liberation of Paris, the disaster that was Operation Market Garden, the horrific Battle of the Bulge, and finally the thrust to the heart of the Third Reich—Atkinson tells the tale from the perspective of participants at every level, from presidents and generals to war-weary lieutenants and terrified teenage riflemen. With the stirring final volume of this monumental trilogy, Atkinson’s accomplishment is manifest. He has produced the definitive chronicle of the war that unshackled a continent and preserved freedom in the West.



Rick Atkinson is the bestselling author of six works of narrative military history. He was a reporter, foreign correspondent, war correspondent, and senior editor at The Washington Post for more than twenty years. His many awards include Pulitzer Prizes for journalism and history, the George Polk Award, and the Pritzker Military Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing. He lives in Washington, D.C.

 


 


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CQ Roll Call
77 K St, NE
Washington, DC 20002

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)


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