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British journalist, editor, and historian Max Hastings was born on December 28, 1945. He was a foreign correspondent for BBC television and London's Evening Standard, for which he later served as editor from 1996 to 2001. Hastings also worked as editor and editor-in-chief of The Daily Telegraph. In addition to presenting BBC historical documentaries and writing numerous books of military history, Hastings has contributed to publications including the Daily Mail, The Guardian, and the New York Review of Books. He received the nonfiction Somerset Maugham Award for Bomber Command, as well as the Yorkshire Post Book of the Year Prize for both Overlord and The Battle for the Falklands. His title Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War made The New York Times Best Seller List in 2013. The Secret War: Spies, Ciphers, and Guerrillas, 1939-1945 was published in 2016 and is also on the New York Times Bestsellers List. Hastings was knighted in 2002, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and from 2002-2007 was President of the Campaign to Protect Rural England. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Korean War 653 copies, 8 reviews
The Battle for the Falklands 561 copies, 5 reviews
Bomber Command 367 copies, 4 reviews
Going to the Wars 99 copies, 3 reviews
Editor 61 copies
The Second World War: A World in Flames (Foreword) 44 copies, 1 review
Outside Days 8 copies
Soldiers 5 copies
Master and Commander (Introduction) 8,430 copies, 198 reviews
Castle Richmond (Introduction, some editions) 408 copies, 9 reviews
Defeat into Victory: Battling Japan in Burma and India, 1942–1945 (Introduction, some editions) 326 copies, 8 reviews
The Mammoth Book of True War Stories (Contributor) 76 copies
A Portrait of England (Foreword) 16 copies
March to the South Atlantic (Foreword) 14 copies
MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History — Winter 1994 (Author "The Lonely Passion of Bomber Harris" and "Firestorm at Hamburg") 9 copies
Red: The Waterstones Anthology (Contributor) 4 copies
MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History — Autumn 2010 (Author "Ask MHQ: How Hirohito Escaped the Hangman’s Noose") 1 copy

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