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Graphic War: The Secret Aviation Drawings and Illustrations of World War II
Graphic War: The Secret Aviation Drawings and Illustrations of World War II
by Donald Nijboer
Edition: Paperback
Price: 16.36

5.0 out of 5 stars Superb, 10 July 2013
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My, what a lovely book - right up my street and that of anyone interested in WW2 hardware. The diagrams are really excellent - cutaways etc. I wish this were a hard back, as it would have made it perfect.


Cat Mate Large 4-Way Cat Flap
Cat Mate Large 4-Way Cat Flap
Price: 19.89

4.0 out of 5 stars Good but..., 10 July 2013
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there are no screws supplied for large size doors. Three other screw sizes were supplied but my 50mm door had no screws even though this was the max size stated. Shame - seems like a good product though. Quite sleek compared to my old clunky cat flap.


Tumble & Hide Italian Vegetable Tanned Leather Purse - 1012_THV Cognac
Tumble & Hide Italian Vegetable Tanned Leather Purse - 1012_THV Cognac

5.0 out of 5 stars Even blokes need a purse., 10 July 2013
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Ok - I'm a bloke and I bought a purse. I'm not ashamed to admit that men's wallets are rubbish at storing loose change etc. so I went for this instead. This is really high quality. Nice leather, nice smell, useful compartments and a handy size. The clasp could be a little more heavy duty but it was a good buy.


HP Photosmart 5510 e-All-in-one Printer (Print, Scan, Copy, Wireless, e-Print)
HP Photosmart 5510 e-All-in-one Printer (Print, Scan, Copy, Wireless, e-Print)

2.0 out of 5 stars Wireless issues, 20 April 2013
Bought this for a Mac. It worked OK to begin with but the wireless connection was rather intermittent. Now I have to use the USB cable for it to work as the wireless function refuses to work. It feels cheap and the cartridges don't last very long at all. Disappointing for an HP printer as all the others I have had have been quite good.


DIMPLEX REDWAY OPTIMYST WALL MOUNT FIRE RDY20
DIMPLEX REDWAY OPTIMYST WALL MOUNT FIRE RDY20
Offered by Electrics and lighting
Price: 625.00

19 of 19 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It looks great!, 28 Nov 2012
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Having looked at other similar fires by other manufacturers we went for the more expensive option. Glad we did as it looks stunning. The realism is excellent, it is easy to fit (about the same level of DIY prowess as putting up a shelf) and is reasonably quiet. The 'flames', which for those with a need to know, are produced by a nebuliser, so it is similar to the mist from a scent spray. Great build quality. You do need to use filtered water though, so if you haven't got a water filter, it will add to the price. It needs to be cleaned every two weeks.


An Unsung Hero: Tom Crean - Antarctic Survivor
An Unsung Hero: Tom Crean - Antarctic Survivor
by Michael Smith
Edition: Paperback
Price: 8.39

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent!, 8 April 2012
These are the well known stories of Scott's and Shackleton's Antarctic explorations, told with Tom Crean as the focal point, as he was an unsung but unswerving key member of several expeditions. This is a well written, no frills account of daring, bravery and amazing hardship. Tom must have been an interesting bloke to listen to over a pint! Recommended.


Somme Mud: The Experiences of an Infantryman in France, 1916-1919
Somme Mud: The Experiences of an Infantryman in France, 1916-1919
by E P F Lynch
Edition: Hardcover

63 of 65 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Somme Mud, 3 May 2008
I bought this book as it sounded an interesting read. At first the way it is written takes a bit of getting used to, it isn't written after all by a professional story teller - the original text was penned by a soldier, Private Lynch, on returning from the Great War where, as an Australian infantryman, he fought in the front line and acted as a 'runner' for his CO. On his return in 1919, amazingly still alive, he wrote it all down in a number of exercise books as a method of making sense and coming to terms of the whole experience. The book is written as a diary and describes the every day life of a soldier on the front line. He gets wounded a couple of times and describes the deaths of others around him but, amazingly, he comes through scrape after scrape. The horror of his situation is all too real right down to the hand to hand trench bayonette fighting and the tragic losses on both sides. There are plenty of WW1 books written to clinically analyse the battles but Private Edward Lynch had the foresight to write down what he and others actually experienced. Some of the things he describes are vivid and horific but we all have a duty to read books like this, in my opinion, so we don't forget that we owe them our respect.


The Trafalgar Companion: The Complete Guide to History's Most Famous Sea Battle and the Life of Admiral Lord Nelson
The Trafalgar Companion: The Complete Guide to History's Most Famous Sea Battle and the Life of Admiral Lord Nelson
by Mark Adkin
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 29.25

12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A mine of information, 30 Mar 2007
I wondered whether this book would be worth the money. If you are considering buying it, then don't wait any longer. I have had a great deal of pleasure reading this as a reference book, dipping into the book as and when I have had the time. There are gems of information on nearly every page and it is so plainly written - scholarly but very accessible.

There is enough here to satisfy a variety of tastes - everything from the life of a sailor to how the ships were built.

Excellent


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