History Weekends 2019: Max Hastings

Max Hastings will be speaking about the Dambusters at our 2019 History Weekends in Winchester

BBC History Magazine will host two History Weekends in 2019, one in Winchester and one in Chester.

Talk: Chastise: The Dambusters Story, 1943


Winchester: Sunday 3 November, 17.10–18.10


Max Hastings. (© Toby Madden)

Max Hastings has been working on histories of the WW2 bombing raids WW2 for the past 40 years. He interviewed many of the participants in the dams raid including Leonard Cheshire and Barnes Wallis. He flew in the last operational Lancaster. Hastings has written many bestselling history books, all of which have got to No 1 on the Sunday Times list.