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British journalist, editor, and historian Max Hastings was born on December 28, 1945. He was a foreign correspondent for BBC television and London's Evening Standard, for which he later served as editor from 1996 to 2001. Hastings also worked as editor and editor-in-chief of The Daily Telegraph. In näytä lisää addition to presenting BBC historical documentaries and writing numerous books of military history, Hastings has contributed to publications including the Daily Mail, The Guardian, and the New York Review of Books. He received the nonfiction Somerset Maugham Award for Bomber Command, as well as the Yorkshire Post Book of the Year Prize for both Overlord and The Battle for the Falklands. His title Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War made The New York Times Best Seller List in 2013. The Secret War: Spies, Ciphers, and Guerrillas, 1939-1945 was published in 2016 and is also on the New York Times Bestsellers List. Hastings was knighted in 2002, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and from 2002-2007 was President of the Campaign to Protect Rural England. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

Tekijän teokset

Armageddon : The Battle for Germany 1944-45 (2004) 1,349 kappaletta, 26 arvostelua
Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 1944-45 (2007) 1,166 kappaletta, 26 arvostelua
Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War (2013) 1,023 kappaletta, 29 arvostelua
Overlord: D-Day and the Battle for Normandy (1984) 956 kappaletta, 7 arvostelua
The Korean War (1987) 824 kappaletta, 10 arvostelua
Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945-1975 (2018) 702 kappaletta, 15 arvostelua
The Battle for the Falklands (1983) 673 kappaletta, 8 arvostelua
The Secret War: Spies, Ciphers, and Guerrillas, 1939-1945 (2015) 624 kappaletta, 13 arvostelua
Winston Churchill : sotavuodet 1940-1945 (2009) 544 kappaletta, 11 arvostelua
The Oxford Book of Military Anecdotes (1985) 298 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
Chastise: The Dambusters Story 1943 (2019) 235 kappaletta, 5 arvostelua
Warriors: Portraits from the Battlefield (2005) 226 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
The Abyss: Nuclear Crisis Cuba 1962 (2022) 170 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Going to the Wars (2000) 117 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
Editor (2002) 68 kappaletta
The Second World War: A World in Flames (2004) — Esipuhe — 54 kappaletta
The Faces of World War II (2008) 50 kappaletta
Soldiers: Great Stories of War and Peace (2021) 45 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Yoni, hero of Entebbe (1979) 20 kappaletta
Outside Days (1989) 12 kappaletta
On the Offensive (1995) 3 kappaletta
The Fire This Time: America's Year of Crisis (1969) 3 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
De afgrond, De Cubacrisis 1962 (2022) 2 kappaletta
Scattered Shots (1999) 2 kappaletta
Story of D Day, 1 kappale
Max Hastings on War (2022) 1 kappale
The General 1 kappale
Dal D-Day alla Vittoria in Europa 1 kappale, 1 arvostelu

Associated Works

Kuninkaan mies (1969) — Johdanto — 9,393 kappaletta, 217 arvostelua
Castle Richmond (1860) — Johdanto, eräät painokset436 kappaletta, 9 arvostelua
Defeat into Victory: Battling Japan in Burma and India, 1942–1945 (1956) — Johdanto, eräät painokset395 kappaletta, 9 arvostelua
Battle of Britain (1980) — Tekijä, eräät painokset201 kappaletta
The Mammoth Book of True War Stories (1992) — Avustaja — 88 kappaletta
A Portrait of England (2006) — Esipuhe — 17 kappaletta
March to the South Atlantic (1986) — Esipuhe — 15 kappaletta
MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History — Winter 1994 (1993) — Author "The Lonely Passion of Bomber Harris" and "Firestorm at Hamburg" — 9 kappaletta
Red: The Waterstones Anthology (2012) — Avustaja — 5 kappaletta
MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History — Autumn 2010 (2010) — Author "Ask MHQ: How Hirohito Escaped the Hangman’s Noose" — 1 kappale

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History of the Korean War. An amazing story that shows how the American involvement predicted how the US would perform in Viet Nam.
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SteveCarl | 9 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jun 24, 2024 |
A stupendous book about a massive misadventure of the US in a small country in Southeast Asia. The author lays bare the inner workings and prejudices that went into the decisions made by the main parties: the North and South Vietnamese and their supporters the Chinese and Soviet Union, and the Americans and their allies who contributed personnel and material. Given the implacable will of the North Vietnamese communist party to take over the South and unify the country under communist rule, it seemed to the Americans that they had no choice but to intervene militarily; but the South Vietnamese politics and society were not themselves united or above selfish interests, and ultimately the Americans, out of squeamishness or strategic big-power considerations, never committed enough fire power to finish off the North. However the Americans seem not to have learnt from the experience; the scenes of their hasty withdrawal when the Northern forces were within earshot in Saigon, are reminiscent of their equally chaotic and unedifying flight from an embattled Afghanistan in this century. The author shows his depth and breadth of experience and his knowledge of the subject; his almost day-by-day account is unforgettable and compelling.… (lisätietoja)
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Dilip-Kumar | 14 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jun 13, 2024 |
A very good one volume account of both the diplomatic efforts and military regarding Britain’s successful response to the Argentinian invasion of 1982. Each theatre of war, as well as the political dimension is addressed individually, in detail, and given the time of writing, in a balanced way. as with all of Max Hastings books, this one was as readable as ever.
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aadyer | 7 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Mar 26, 2024 |
I’m very good, engrossing and well paste, the narrative of one of the most unpleasant German units in World War II. The depiction of various war crimes is really quite disturbing. The attitude of German soldiers towards this, even more so. The eventual fate of the death Reich Helps on its way by the French resistance is an interesting but macabre story.
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aadyer | 5 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Oct 4, 2023 |



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