Sir Max Hastings talks about his new book Chastise – The Dambusters Story 1943. This is a masterly account of one of the most extraordinary episodes in British history revealing for the first time the full extent of the human story behind the Dambusters legend.
Max Hastings is the author of twenty-seven books, most about conflict, and between 1986 and 2002 served as editor-in-chief of the Daily Telegraph, then as editor of the Evening Standard. He
has won many prizes both for journalism and his books, of which the most recent are the Sunday Times bestseller Vietnam, The Secret War, Catastrophe and Nemesis. He is a Fellow of the Royal
Society of Literature, an Honorary Fellow of King’s College, London and was knighted in 2002.
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