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Rave Reviews for Operation Pedestal

‘Outstanding … this book like all his others … is a cracker. With his usual combination of sensitivity to human suffering and superb dramatic instinct, Hastings has given  us a gripping tale … The immediacy of this book obliterates the cold detachment that time’s passage usually allows …We feel in… Read More

Max Hastings at Sea

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. Read More
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Professor Sir Michael Howard

Below is Max’s tribute to Britain’s foremost historian, Professor Sir Michael Howard OM, CH, MC, FBA, which he delivered on 25 February 2020 at a memorial service held at King’s College, London, following Sir Michael’s death on 29 November. Read More