Rick Atkinson, editor, is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and historian who worked for twenty-five years as a correspondent and editor for The Washington Post
. He is the author of several books, including the acclaimed Liberation Trilogy about World War II: An Army at Dawn
, which won the Pulitzer Prize for History, The Day of Battle
, and The Guns at Last Light
, as well as The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775–1777
, the first volume in the Revolution Trilogy.