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- 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$ 16.95
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 UK 2004; US$ 19.08
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$ 19.99
An account which traces the development of area bombing, using documents, letters, diaries and interviews with key surviving witnesses. Bomber Command's offensive against the cities of Germany was one of the epic campaigns of World War II. more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2002; US$ 14.54
In February 2002 Max Hastings retired from his position as a 'Fleet Street' Editor. His is an enormously illustrious career which started in 1985, when he was offered the Editorship of a national institution?the Daily Telegraph?in a surprise move by its owners. This candid memoir tells the story of what happened to him, and to a great newspaper, over... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2010; US$ 19.99
On 25 June 1950, the invasion of South Korea by the Communist North launched one of the bloodiest conflicts of the last century. The seemingly limitless power of the Chinese-backed North was thrown against the ferocious firepower of the UN-backed South in a war that can be seen today as the stark prelude to Vietnam. Max Hastings drew on first-hand... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 1999; US$ 19.99
Max Hastings classic account of the famous D-Day landingsThe famous D-Day landings of 6 June 1944 marked the beginning of Operation Overlord, the battle for the liberation of Europe. Republished as part of the Pan Military Classics series, Max Hastings' acclaimed account overturns many traditional legends in this memorable study.Drawing together the... more...