Military History Competition: win a copy Max Hastings’ Bomber Command

This issue, we’re giving away two copies of Max Hastings’ classic book Bomber Command, courtesy of The Folio Society.

To celebrate its 75th anniversary, The Folio Society is giving away two copies of Bomber Command, Max Hastings’ masterly account of the RAF campaign during the Second World War.

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This special edition includes a new introduction by the author, illuminating photographs and illustrations, and more than a hundred interviews with aircrew veterans.

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Hastings examines every part of the Bomber Command story, from strategy, decision-making, and the key role played by radar and other technologies, as well as the complicated and often fraught relationship between Sir Arthur Harris, Commander-in-Chief of Bomber Command, and Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

This issue, two lucky winners will each receive a copy of Bomber Command. For more information about The Folio Society, including its new edition of All Hell Let Loose, Hastings’ ‘people’s history’ of the Second World War, please visit

For a chance of winning, simply answer the following question:

Which German battleship sank after being hit by RAF bombers off the coast of Norway on 12 November 1944?

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