Armageddon: The Battle for Germany 1944-45 is the stunning bestseller from one of Britain's most highly regarded military historians.
Max Hastings, author of eighteen books, was editor of the Daily Telegraph for almost a decade, then for six years edited the Evening Standard. In his youth he was a foreign correspondent for newspapers and BBC television. He has won many awards for his journalism, particularly his work in the South Atlantic in 1982. He was knighted in 2002.
As a military historian Max Hastings has few equals. * Times
Literary Supplement *
Max Hastings now stands in the first rank of writers on modern war. * Financial Times *
Armageddon offers an impressively researched, beautifully crafted narrative of the Second World War's European finale. -- Douglas Porch * Times Literary Supplement *
Splendid . . . A book anyone with an interest in modern warfare will want to read. * New York Times Book Review *
Hastings writes with authority, as well as humanity, about the realities of combat--the fear, smells, hunger, humiliation and the horrendous wounds inflicted . . . Every leader contemplating a military operation, for whatever reason, should read this book and take several deep breaths. * The Wall Street Journal *