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Max Hastings – Operation Pedestal

Max Hastings in conversation with Hannah MacInnes

46 mins watch time

Posted May 2021

History, Art and Culture

Operation Pedestal was a crucial relief mission that became an epic, bloody naval battle and a pivotal moment in the Second World War. In his signature brilliant style, Max Hastings shares a thrilling narrative of this little-known but crucial naval battle, retelling the intense action which perfectly encapsulates the spirit and power of the Royal Navy, surely the fiercest and most iconic fighting force of WW2.