Jun 20, 8:02 AM EDT

Sir Hew Strachan wins $100,000 military award


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NEW YORK (AP) -- Sir Hew Strachan, a Scottish-born historian who specializes in the British military and in World War I, has won a $100,000 lifetime achievement prize.

Strachan, 66, is the 10th recipient of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library Literature Award for military writing. His books include "The First World War," ''The First World War in Africa" and "The Politics of the British Army."

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