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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005; US$ 6.79
A Stranger to Myself: The Inhumanity of War, Russia 1941-44 is the haunting memoir of a young German soldier on the Russian front during World War II. Willy Peter Reese was only twenty years old when he found himself marching through Russia with orders to take no prisoners. Three years later he was dead. Bearing witness to--and participating in--the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2004; US$ 18.95
This is epic story of the last eight months of World War II in Europe by one of Britain?s most highly regarded military historians, whose accounts of past battles John Keegan has described as worthy ?to stand with that of the best journalists and writers? ( New York Times Book Review ). In September 1944, the Allies believed that Hitler?s army was... 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$ 19.00
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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 17.95
From the acclaimed military historian, a history of the outbreak of World War I: the dramatic stretch from the breakdown of diplomacy to the battles?the Marne, Ypres, Tannenberg?that marked the frenzied first year before the war bogged down in the trenches. In Catastrophe 1914, Max Hastings gives us a conflict different from the familiar one of... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 18.00
It was the first war we could not win. At no other time since World War II have two superpowers met in battle. Now Max Hastings, preeminent military historian takes us back to the bloody bitter struggle to restore South Korean independence after the Communist invasion of June 1950. Using personal accounts from interviews with more than 200 vets ?including... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 25.95
On June 6, 1944, the American and British armies staged the greatest amphibious landing history to being Operation Overlord, the battle for the liberation of Europe. Despite the Allies' absolute command of sea and air and vast firepower, it took ten weeks of fierce fighting for them to overpower the tenacious, superbly skilled German army. Now, forty... more...
- HarperCollins 2016; US$ 16.99
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From one of the foremost historians of the period and the acclaimed author of Inferno and Catastrophe: 1914, The Secret War is a sweeping examination of one of the most important yet underexplored aspects of World War II?intelligence?showing how espionage successes and failures by the United States, Britain, Russia,... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2015; US$ 7.29
?As gripping as any spy thriller, Hastings?s achievement is especially impressive, for he has produced the best single volume yet written on the subject? Sunday Times ?Authoritative, exciting and notably well written? Daily Telegraph ?A serious work of rigourous and comprehensive history ? royally entertaining and readable? Mail on Sunday more...