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August SE50 - 30W Bluetooth Stereo Speaker System with FM Radio -Wireless HiFi with 3.5mm AUX-in for non-Bluetooth devices - Compatible with iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, Nokia, HTC, Blackberry, Google, LG, Nexus, iPad and all Bluetooth enabled Mobile Phones, Smartphones, Tablets, PC's, Laptops etc (Oak)
August SE50 - 30W Bluetooth Stereo Speaker System with FM Radio -Wireless HiFi with 3.5mm AUX-in for non-Bluetooth devices - Compatible with iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, Nokia, HTC, Blackberry, Google, LG, Nexus, iPad and all Bluetooth enabled Mobile Phones, Smartphones, Tablets, PC's, Laptops etc (Oak)
Offered by Daffodil UK
Price: £74.95

5.0 out of 5 stars excellent bit of kit, 6 Nov. 2014
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excellent bit of kit. It turns my iPhone into the kitchen stereo. Offers reasonable good quality and enough volume. Very pleased.


Karrimor Mens Bodmin Low lll Weathertite Trekking and Hiking Shoes K606-BLC-151 Black Sea 7 UK, 41 EU, 8 US
Karrimor Mens Bodmin Low lll Weathertite Trekking and Hiking Shoes K606-BLC-151 Black Sea 7 UK, 41 EU, 8 US

4.0 out of 5 stars good value, 6 Nov. 2014
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quite hard wearing. I've had mine for a good six months now, and use them for general knocking about and light walks. Comfy and they haven't let me down.


Motion Activated Cordless Sensor LED Light Indoor Outdoor Garden Patio Wall Shed
Motion Activated Cordless Sensor LED Light Indoor Outdoor Garden Patio Wall Shed
Offered by Pick 'n' Choose
Price: £7.99

1.0 out of 5 stars One Star, 6 Nov. 2014
cheap, but not fit for purpose. Very low power, does not offer enough illumination.


Liverpool Blitzed: Seventy Years On
Liverpool Blitzed: Seventy Years On
by Neil Holmes
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £16.80

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An Outstanding Photo Record, 17 Dec. 2012
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This is an excellent book for anyone interested in the history of the British Home Front in World War Two. It contains many fascinating photographs and has clearly been carefully researched. I bought it for my Mum, who was born in Liverpool in April 1941. It really helped bring an understanding to what my Grandmother lived through.


Over There: The Complete Series [DVD]
Over There: The Complete Series [DVD]
Dvd ~ Josh Henderson
Price: £12.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good Value, but clumsy, 22 Jan. 2010
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This series probably failed to get a second series because the war in Iraq is ongoing, and it didn't support either the pro or anti was lobby
The production values are high, the acting is excellent and the more you get into it the more you care about the characters.
However, it appears that everything that happend to any soldier who has served in OIF happened to this small squad and this means that it promoted cliches and inaccuracies.

At this price it is worth a punt, and is excellent value for the money (thanks AMAZON!), but is is flawed and isn't ever going to be a classic. If you haven't already, get Generation Kill. It is far better than this.


Battlestations Pacific (PC DVD)
Battlestations Pacific (PC DVD)
Offered by PNA247
Price: £5.50

3 of 9 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Stop! Don't buy it!, 22 May 2009
= Fun:1.0 out of 5 stars 
This arrived this morning (nearly a week late, but that might not have been Amazon's fault) and it took ages to install (definatly not Amazon's fault), and then there is all that messing around with Windown's Live. Why?

So far, a huge let down, mainly because Window Live / the Game, won't let me in. Even though I have verified my account the game still will not let me play. If I don't sign in, the game immediatley crashes.

I'm going to spend some more time with it tonight, but please, save your money (try Company of Heroes - I wish I'd bought Men of War instead too!). I'll do a follow up review if it all comes good, but so far, disappointing fail!!!
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Battle Of The Somme [1916] [DVD]
Battle Of The Somme [1916] [DVD]

50 of 51 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Most Moving Film I have ever seen, 1 Feb. 2009
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This is a straight bit of history. So direct. I have never seen anything like it.

The IWM have done a great job of remastering and the new score is brilliant, but the original 1916 cinematography is just incredible. 20 Million people went to see this in Britain when it first came our.

It is very moving, looking into the faces of the troops heading off to battle. They are cheerful and some lark about.

Anyone intersted in WW1 needs to get this. It is an amazing historical document, and only £12.

Highly recommended.


Battlefield Afghanistan: The Inside Story of Coalition Forces on the Front Line
Battlefield Afghanistan: The Inside Story of Coalition Forces on the Front Line
by Mike Ryan
Edition: Paperback
Price: £10.77

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars not a history book, 14 Jan. 2008
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This book is very brief, and lacks a lot of depth. It reads more like a collection of magazine articles. It lacks references. It is full of praise for the troops, which is a good thing but that means it cannot be taken seriously as a history book.

I couldn't understand who Mike Ryan is, which made it hard to work out his relationship with the events. He claims at several points to have some sort of insider knowledge. Former soldier? Journalist? Staff at RMA Sandhurst? It doesn't say in the book.

There are even some typos and grammatical errors in this book!


Vulcan 607
Vulcan 607
by Rowland White
Edition: Paperback
Price: £7.99

8 of 20 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing, 19 July 2007
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This review is from: Vulcan 607 (Paperback)
This book contains a lot of detail about the RAF's raid on Stanley Airport during the Falklands War, but it doesn't live up to the hype. There is no doubting the bravery of the RAF crews, knowingly flying into harms way, and their determination to overcome the problems with fuel and weather they faced. It's not in the same league as the 1943 Damn Busters raid as claimed!

However, it all seemed to be completely pointless and more to do with the RAF PR machine than the war effort. The politics are not really discussed, but the existance of the book in itself backs up Sharkey Ward's claim in his book about the Sea Harriers in the Falklands Conflict, that the RAF has a very slick publicity machine.

There is a lot of technical detail about refueling and electronic countermeasures, that make it a bit tedious, even though White's writing is good.

Not my favourite book, sorry


Sea Harrier Over The Falklands: A Maverick at War (CASSELL MILITARY PAPERBACKS)
Sea Harrier Over The Falklands: A Maverick at War (CASSELL MILITARY PAPERBACKS)
by Commander Sharkey Ward
Edition: Paperback
Price: £7.19

18 of 20 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars brilliant story of a true fighter pilot's war, 15 July 2007
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I couldn't put this down! It is a great read. Sharkey puts his spirit and his passion into this book, as he must have done into his flying and fighting.
He delivers some great knocking copy against the RAF, so I bought Vulcan 607 too in the interests of balance. Sharkey goes to some length to knock the RAF's efforts in the Falklands - the Vulcan raids used up so much fuel to very little effect, but he does miss the point that the RAF's mission was as political and strategic as well as military. Also, he appears to have felt that the Royal Navy, the FAA, and the Sea Harrier didn't get enough respect before during and after the war. I hope that isn't true. From what I recall, the Navy played the major role, the Harrier was highly vaunted and the sailors and airmen regarded as heroes, and rightly so.

This book isn't pure history, but an excellent memoir from a true fighter pilot hero. Nice one Sharkey, and thank you for all you have done for you Country.
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