Please join us for memorable lecture by the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize winning author Rick Atkinson. This lecture is sponsored by The Friends of the National World War II Memorial. The Legacy Lecture Series features preeminent historians and others speaking on the lasting significance and impact of World War II on America and the world. This event is open to the public, so you are welcome to share with your friends.
Rick Atkinson is the bestselling author of An Army at Dawn (winner of the Pulitzer Prize for history), The Day of Battle, The Long Gray Line, In the Company of Soldiers, and Crusade. He recently completed The Guns at Last
Light: The War in Europe, 1944-1945, the final volume of his Liberation Trilogy, a narrative history of the U.S. military's role in the liberation of Europe in World War II. His many awards include a Pulitzer Prize for journalism, the George Polk award, and the Pritzker Military Library Literature Award. A former staff writer and senior editor at The Washington Post, he lives in Washington, DC.
WHEN: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 4-5:30 PM
WHERE: Lincoln Hall Auditorium
WHAT: An inspiring presentation on "History, Memory, and the Legacy of World War II"
WHY: To better understand the legacy, lessons, and sacrifices of World War II
HOW: RSVP through the following link-
WHAT ELSE: Browse the extensive D-Day collection donated by Major General J. Milnor Roberts's wife and curated by Ms. Susan Lemke of the NDU Library.
It's located in the south Atrium of Lincoln Hall.
I hope to see you there on 12 November.