NEW YORK (AP) -- Historian David Hackett Fischer has won a $100,000 award for military writing.
Prize officials announced Tuesday that Fischer is this year's recipient of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement.
The 79-year-old is known for his books about the American Revolution. He will be presented with the award at a Nov. 7 ceremony in Chicago.
His books include the Pulitzer-winning "Washington's Crossing," "Paul Revere's Ride" and "Champlain's Dream."
Previous winners of the Pritzker award include James McPherson, Rick Atkinson and Tim O'Brien.