The Liberation Trilogy

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The Liberation Trilogy is a series of military history books about the United States' involvement in World War II, written by American author Rick Atkinson and published by Henry Holt & Co.

The first volume, An Army at Dawn, won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for History[1] and was a New York Times best seller.[2] The Day of Battle, the second book, was also a New York Times best seller,[3] and the final installment, The Guns at Last Light, debuted at the top of the Hardcover Nonfiction list.[4]


  1. An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942–1943 (2002)
  2. The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943–1944 (2007)
  3. The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944–1945 (2013)