Ahead of the publication of Operation Pedestal in May, here is Max submerged aboard a Royal Navy submarine of War II vintage, at sea in 1966.
Max Hastings at Sea
‘These accounts show the reality of military life ... A pointillist portrait of enthralling sensitivity ... stories tumble from the pages of this book like gems from a pirate’s chest ... The anecdotes about female soldiers in this book are fascinating’Gerard DeGroot, The Times Read More
First published in The Times on Saturday, 13 November 2021.Tomorrow the Queen will forsake her enforced rest to attend the annual Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph [this was published before her last-minute withdrawal]. It is an occasion that she views with a special sense of duty, because of her… Read More