The Scuttlebutt | Season 5 Episode 5
Recently, the Veterans Breakfast Club was joined by author and historian Sir Max Hastings on Greatest Generation Live. We’ve brought his fascinating conversation with Glenn Flickinger to the Scuttlebutt. Sir Max helps us understand the importance of learning about world history and talks about his process of writing about war. He also discusses what went into writing his most recent book, Operation Pedestal: The Fleet That Battled to Malta, 1942. “What can I tell people that will surprise them?” he says. “Where is the ‘Gee Whiz’ factor?” Our “Gee Whiz Factor”? Having a knight on the program!