ATKINSON, Rick. American (born Germany), b. 1952. Genres: Military/Defense/Arms control. Career: Pittsburg Morning Sun, Pittsburg, KS, reporter, 1976-77; Kansas City Times, Kansas City, MO, reporter, 1977-83; Washington Post, Washington, DC, investigative reporter, 1983-85, 1989-91, deputy national editor, 1985-87, Berlin bureau chief and Central Europe correspondent, 1993-96, assistant managing editor, 1996-. Guest on television programs. Publications: The Long Gray Line: The American Journey of West Point's Class of 1966, 1989; Crusade: The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War, 1995; An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943, 2002 (Pulitzer Prize, History, 2003); In the Company of Soldiers, 2004. Address: c/o Raphael Sagalyn Agency, 7201 Wisconsin Ave Ste 675, Bethesda, MD 20814-7213, U.S.A.