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Gettysburg: A Novel of the Civil War
Gettysburg: A Novel of the Civil War
by Newt Gingrich
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars A considerable work of alternative history., 6 Dec 2014
An insightful and informative "alternative" history. A very plausible, very detailed and carefully researched account of how Lee's strategy at Gettysburg may have been altered to affect a major change in the outcome of the American Civil War affecting the lives and futures of thousands of individuals. A challenging portrayal of a different history.


Colossus: The secrets of Bletchley Park's code-breaking computers
Colossus: The secrets of Bletchley Park's code-breaking computers
Price: £6.17

3.0 out of 5 stars Very Interesting but poorly edited, 3 Dec 2014
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Quite informative, but repetitive and poorly edited. As an ex computing teacher, I was interested to find out some of the more obscure details of the development of this, the first electronic computer. Due to its importance to cold war code breaking, its power and ability were not acknowledged, allowing other developments to steal the plaudits that should have gone to it.

The work of Tommy Flowers, Turing, and many others has never been given the credit they deserve. This is a very interesting book, but it is now written well and Jack Copeland has not managed to successfully break up the narrative into related sections without repeating himself because he relies on too much first hand references from similar characters, engineers and researchers that overlap.


Portable Lightweight Sleeping Bag Hostel Travel Inner Sheet Sleep Sack Backpacking Navy blue
Portable Lightweight Sleeping Bag Hostel Travel Inner Sheet Sleep Sack Backpacking Navy blue
Offered by Goodefiner
Price: £3.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Kept me warm and comfortable., 25 Nov 2014
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Great colour, easy to wash, worked well


Alan Turing: The Enigma
Alan Turing: The Enigma
Price: £3.99

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5.0 out of 5 stars Genuinely insightful, 25 Nov 2014
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Very interesting, I found out that a teaching colleague's father, a gifted academic I met only once, now dead, had one of the pivotal roles at Bletchley Park. Other than that, the technical information was difficult to really understand. Nonetheless very interesting and illuminating.


Helly Hansen Men's Bykle - Ebony, Large
Helly Hansen Men's Bykle - Ebony, Large

5.0 out of 5 stars Good product, despatched promptly, 27 Oct 2014
Excellent, warm but reasonably light


Enjoydeal Folding Soft Outdoor Sleeping Bag Envelope Shaped Waterproof Light Camping Sleeping Bag (Wine Red)
Enjoydeal Folding Soft Outdoor Sleeping Bag Envelope Shaped Waterproof Light Camping Sleeping Bag (Wine Red)
Offered by LED Light Store
Price: £25.89

5.0 out of 5 stars Good value, 27 Oct 2014
Warm enough, but very compact


Glasses Sunglasses Spectacles Lanyard Chain Strap Safety Neck Cord Holder Hook Behind Ears By AoE Performance (Blue)
Glasses Sunglasses Spectacles Lanyard Chain Strap Safety Neck Cord Holder Hook Behind Ears By AoE Performance (Blue)
Offered by AoE Performance
Price: £1.79

4.0 out of 5 stars Good value, 27 Oct 2014
Just what I needed for keeping my glasses on and safe while sailing


Berghaus Sol Print Neck Gaiter - Tropical Mid/Electric Blue(Rockprint), One Size
Berghaus Sol Print Neck Gaiter - Tropical Mid/Electric Blue(Rockprint), One Size

4.0 out of 5 stars Just what I needed, 27 Oct 2014
Good value


Waterproof Wash Bag, Cosmetic Travel Bag, Toiletry Bags With Hanging Holder (Blue)
Waterproof Wash Bag, Cosmetic Travel Bag, Toiletry Bags With Hanging Holder (Blue)
Offered by Glomall-waiting for you
Price: £13.96

5.0 out of 5 stars Good product, 27 Oct 2014
Good size, holds everything neatly, despatched promptly.


Henri Lloyd Men's Osprey Inshore Sailing Trousers - Carbon, Large
Henri Lloyd Men's Osprey Inshore Sailing Trousers - Carbon, Large

4.0 out of 5 stars Good value, 27 Oct 2014
Excellent quality, good fit, and despatched promptly


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