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Warriors Portraits from the Battlefield

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ISBN-10: 1400044413

ISBN-13: 9781400044412

Edition: 2006

Authors: Max Hastings

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What it means to be a warrior has become a pertinent issue of our time. What makes some men and women perform extraordinary deeds on the battlefield? What makes them risk their lives in the pursuit of victory? And do their successes or failures in combat bring them happiness, melancholy, or fulfillment? Max Hastings's " authority [and] humanity" in depicting " the realities of combat" (Alistair Horne, "The" "Wall Street Journal") has been greatly praised on the release of his previous book, "Armageddon," which documented the last eight months in the European theater of World War II. In "Warriors," Hastings takes up the experience of fourteen soldiers and airmen, together with one…    
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Book details

List price: $27.50
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/3/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.540

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…