• The people who write official histories for the Army believe that a generation needs to pass before you can tackle the official history. It's useful to have some distance. Sources become available. Passions cool. It allows an opportunity to make some real assessments and judgments about personalities and characters.

    "Rick Atkinson talks 'The Guns at Last Light'". Interview with John Barron, May 10, 2013.
Cite this Page: Citation