The Guns At Last Light-Rick Atkinson- Holt Publishing $40.00
“The Guns at Last Light” is Rick Atkinson’s third volume in the Liberation Trilogy, which includes “An Army at Dawn” and “Day of Battle.” This time the action begins in England with the preparation for the D-Day invasion and follows through to the destruction of the Nazi regime and the safeguarding of the freedom of western Europe. Never in history has a citizen army done so much to shape the world. There’s something in here for every American to be proud of, in fact many of us have relatives who were a part of the narrative. “The Guns at Last Light” is a stunning conclusion to a trilogy that’s become a national treasure. Get an early start on Father’s Day or simply reacquaint yourself with one of the more important chapters in our history. This is historical research and writing at its finest.