Max Macdonald HASTINGS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1945-12-28
Education Charterhouse (scholar), UC Oxford (exhibitioner)
Books & Publications America 1968: The Fire This Time (1968), Ulster 1969: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Northern Ireland (1970), Montrose: The King's Champion (1977), Yoni: The Hero of Entebbe (1979), Bomber Command (1979, Somerset Maugham Prize for Non-Fiction 1980), The Battle of Britain (with Len Deighton, 1980), Das Reich (1981), The Battle for The Falklands (with Simon Jenkins, 1983, Yorkshire Post Book of the Year Award), Overlord: D-Day and the Battle for Normandy (1984, 2 edn 1989, Yorkshire Post Book of the Year Award), Victory in Europe (1985), The Oxford Book of Military Anecdotes (ed, 1985), The Korean War (1987, shortlisted NCR Prize), Outside Days (1989), Scattered Shots (1999), Going to the Wars (2000), Editor: A Memoir (2002), Armageddon (2004), Warriors (2005), Country Fair (2005), Nemesis (2007), Finest Years (2009), Did You Really Shoot the Television? (2010), All Hell Let Loose: The World At War 1939-45 (2011), Catastrophe: Europe Goes to War 1914 (2013)
Recreations shooting, fishing
Clubs Brooks's
Style Sir Max Hastings, FRSL
Career researcher Great War Series BBC TV 1963-64, reporter Evening Standard 1965-67, fell US World Press Inst 1967-68, roving corr Evening Standard 1968-70, reporter Current Affairs BBC TV 1970-73, ed Evening Standard Londoner's Diary 1976-77, columnist Daily Express 1981-83, contrib Sunday Times 1985-86; ed The Daily Telegraph 1986-95; dir: The Daily Telegraph plc 1989-95 (ed-in-chief 1990-95), Evening Standard Ltd 1996-2002, Associated Newspapers plc 1996-; ed Evening Standard 1996-2002, contrib Daily Mail 2002-; as war corr covered: Middle East, Indochina, Angola, India-Pakistan, Cyprus, Rhodesia, S Atlantic; documentaries for BBC and ITV; memb PCC 1991-92; pres CPRE 2002-07, vice-pres Game Conservancy 1992-; tstee Nat Portrait Gallery 1995-2004; Liddell-Hart lectr KCL 1994, Mountbatten lectr Univ of Edinburgh 2004; Journalist of the Year Br Press Awards 1982 (cited 1973 and 1980); What the Papers Say (Granada TV) awards: Reporter of the Year 1982, Ed of the Year 1988; Pritzker Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement 2012, Friuladria Prize 2014; Hon DLitt Univ of Leicester 1992; hon fell KCL 2004, Churchill fell Westminster Coll Fulton 2011; FRHistS 1988, FRSL 1996
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Debrett's notebooks

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