Book Discussion on The Day of Battle

Rick Atkinson talked about the invasion of Sicily and mainland Italy from 1943-1944 by the American military. He focused on the… read more

Rick Atkinson talked about the invasion of Sicily and mainland Italy from 1943-1944 by the American military. He focused on the personal history of the soldiers and the challenges and triumphs of narrative non-fiction history writing.

Rick Atkinson is the author of The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944, published by Henry Holt and Company. The book is volume two of the Liberation Trilogy about the American Army’s role in World War II. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on The Day of Battle

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Program ID:
281368-12
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 28, 2008
Last Aired:
Jan 2, 2009

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  • Sep 28, 2008 | 4:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 20, 2008 | 7:27am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 2009 | 3:27pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 02, 2009 | 3:26am EST | C-SPAN 2
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