Max Hastings is a fine writer. Some of his books, e.g., "Bomber Command," are masterpieces. Unfortunately for American readers, Mr. Read morePublished 8 months ago by A Purchaser
This is a very comprehensive and detailed history of this small and unusual conflict. This book gives you a really good feeling for the battle and the struggles of the sailors,... Read morePublished 12 months ago by DaMacGuy
I thought it was a balanced and authoritative narrative of a diplomatically complicated and militarily nasty little war which many people may have already forgotten about.Published 14 months ago by James Leech
This is the most definitive work I have found on the Falklands War.Starting with the initial sneak attack by Ardentina on sovereign British territory, the book explains both the... Read morePublished 19 months ago by McGuinnThompsonKaukonenVerlaineCarthyBassanaKaplanPenderStephensandSteveJones
I will be visiting the Falklands and wanted to learn more about the war before I went. The two British authors do a great job, seamlessly combining their respective areas of... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Munseyflora
The Falklands Islands War is what made Max Hastings into a household word.
This account is a matter of fact telling of the Falklands Islands conflict. Read more
Other reviewers have correctly pointed out that Hastings/Jenkings work is a rather dry reading, lacking the first-person accounts of the war by the ones who actually fought it. Read morePublished on June 3, 2013 by Flying Photographer