British military historian Beevor wins $100,000 Pritzker prize for lifetime achievement


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NEW YORK — British military historian Anthony Beevor has won a $100,000 prize for lifetime achievement.

Prize officials announced Tuesday that the 67-year-old Beevor has been named this year's winner of the Pritzker Literature Award.

He is a specialist in World War II, with books including "Stalingrad," ''D-Day" and "The Fall of Berlin." More than 6 million copies of his books have been sold worldwide.

Previous winners of the Pritzker award include James McPherson, Tim O'Brien and Rick Atkinson.

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