Rick Atkinson

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Birthday
15, 1952
Birthplace
Germany
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
15, 1952 (age 66)
Birthplace
Germany

About

American journalist and author who won Pulitzer Prizes in both History and Journalism.

Before Fame

He grew up on military bases around the world and spent time in Georgia, Idaho, Pennsylvania, California, and Hawaii.

Trivia

He won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 1982 while employed with The Kansas City Times.

Family Life

He had two children with his wife Jane Ann Chestnut, whom he married in 1979.

Associated With

His 2002 Pulitzer Prize winning book, An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942–1943, detailed Dwight Eisenhower's efforts during the allied invasion of North Africa during World War II.