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Always Take Notes Podcast

In this episode, Simon speaks to Max Hastings, the best-selling military historian and erstwhile foreign correspondent and newspaper editor. They discussed Max’s early career – how 1960s and 70s Fleet Street really was, without the benefit of rose-tinted spectacles – his experiences in the Falklands in 1982, the development of his book writing, from early ventures to his doorstopper World War Two histories, and the evolution of military history as a genre.

National Archives Visit

Max Hastings visits the National Archives

Catastrophe: Europe Goes to War 1914

Max Hastings introduces his new book Catastrophe: Europe Goes to War 1914.

From D-Day to Victory in Europe

A clip from Max Hastings’ D-Day to Victory in Europe