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Going to the Wars By Sir Max Hastings

Going to the Wars
by Sir Max Hastings

An inspiration to faint-hearted adventurers everywhere.

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Going to the Wars Summary


<p>"A superb account of journalists, soldiers and the experience of modern battle, written by one of the greatest war reporters of our time." Robert Harris</p><p> Max Hastings grew up with romantic dreams of a life amongst warriors. But after his failure as a parachute soldier in Cyprus in 1963, he became a journalist, and a war correspondent instead. Before he was 30 he had reported conflicts in Northern Ireland, Biafra, Vietnam, Cambodia, the Middle East, Cyprus, Rhodesia, India and a string of other trouble spots. His final effort was as a war correspondent during the Falklands War.</p><br /><br /><p> <i>Going to the Wars</i> is a story of his experiences reporting from these battlefields. It is also the story of a self-confessed coward: a writer with heroic ambitions who found himself recording the doings of heroes when he understood that he did not have what it took to be a hero himself.</p>

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GOR001620018
Going to the Wars
Sir Max Hastings
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pan Macmillan
2000-04-21
416
0333771044
9780333771044
N/A
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