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- Pan Macmillan UK 2004; US$ 16.35
A stunning new book from one of Britain's most highly regarded military historians-destined to be the Keegan of his generationOne of the greatest military feats during the Second World War was the transformation of the German force's activities in the weeks following the battles in Holland and the German border, where the Allies had finally inflicted... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 1993; US$ 19.08
Within days of the D-Day landings, the 'Das Reich' 2nd SS Panzer Division marched north through France to reinforce the front-line defenders of Hitler's Fortress Europe. Veterans of the bloodiest fighting of the Russian Front, 15,000 men with tanks and artillery, they were hounded for every mile of their march by saboteurs of the Resistance and agents... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2004; US$ 18.95
In September 1944, the Allies believed that Hitler?s army was beaten and expected the bloodshed to end by Christmas. Yet a series of mistakes and setbacks, including the Battle of the Bulge, drastically altered this timetable and led to eight more months of brutal fighting. With Armageddon , the eminent military historian Max Hastings gives us memorable... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 15.95
Heroism in battle has been celebrated throughout history, yet it is one of the least understood virtues. What makes some men and women perform extraordinary deeds on the battlefield? What makes them risk their lives in the pursuit of victory?Max Hastings, one of our foremost military historians, has seen combat up close and written about it for decades.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 18.95
By the summer of 1944 it was clear that Japan's defeat was inevitable, but how the drive to victory would be achieved remained unclear. The ensuing drama?that ended in Japan's utter devastation?was acted out across the vast theater of Asia in massive clashes between army, air, and naval forces. In recounting these extraordinary events, Max Hastings... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.95
A vivid and incisive portrait of Winston Churchill during wartime from acclaimed historian Max Hastings, Winston?s War captures the full range of Churchill?s endlessly fascinating character. At once brilliant and infuriating, self-important and courageous, Hastings?s Churchill comes brashly to life as never before. Beginning in 1940, when popular... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.95
From one of our finest military historians, a monumental work that shows us at once the truly global reach of World War II and its deeply personal consequences. World War II involved tens of millions of soldiers and cost sixty million lives?an average of twenty-seven thousand a day. For thirty-five years, Max Hastings has researched and written about... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 8.34
Max Hastings grew up with romantic dreams of a life amongst warriors. But after his failure as a parachute soldier in Cyprus in 1963, he became a journalist instead. Before he was 30 he had reported conflicts in Northern Ireland, Biafra, Vietnam, Cambodia, the Middle East, Cyprus, Rhodesia, India and a string of other trouble spots. His final effort... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 10.43
`A brilliant and compelling book which must rank, even by the standards Max Hastings has set, as a masterpiece' Professor Michael Howard, London Review of Books On 25 June 1950, the invasion of South Korea by the Communist North launched one of the bloodiest and most devastating conflicts of our battle-scarred century. The seemingly limitless power... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 8.34
Max Hastings is best known as an acclaimed journalist and military historian. But what is perhaps less well known is his love of the countryside and its pursuits, above all fishing and shooting, which he indulges as often as he can escape his urban working environment. In this classic selection of gentle, contemplative musings, Max Hastings shares... more...