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Westflug - Entfhrung aus Liebe
Westflug - Entfhrung aus Liebe
Offered by uniqueplace-uk
Price: £6.14

4.0 out of 5 stars Very exciting story of love across the Berlin Wall, 25 Oct. 2014
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Very exciting story of love across the Berlin Wall. An East German waitress meets and falls in love with a West German visitor to East Berlin . Her colleague and friend help them to devise a plan to leave the East. The Stasi are on their trail and things go wrong, but all is well in the end, with a few surprising twists and turns along the way.
One thing that would be useful, would be to have subtitles in German, as it can be difficult to follow the conversations if heavily accented or using slang. Otherwise a very good product.


Sophie Scholl and the White Rose
Sophie Scholl and the White Rose
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5.0 out of 5 stars The most Inspiring story of courage I have ever read, 6 May 2014
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This book tells the story of a group of students in Munich during the Second World War, who could not let their consciences be silenced by terror. Although they themselves were not targets of the Nazi machine, they nevertheless spoke out against what they knew to be happening, especially regarding the killing of mentally ill and Jewish people, throughout the areas occupied by Germany. Sophie Scholl stands out in particular, because she was offered a way out by the Gestapo when they were finally caught. They told her that, if she said that her brother had led her into the distribution of anti-Nazi leaflets, she would escape with a prison sentence. However, she refused to cooperate, saying that she knew exactly what she was doing and was proud of it. The leaders of the non-violent resistance Group known as the White Rose, including Sophie, were executed, but their name lives on. They stand for the supremacy of conscience over law, when that law is unjust and perverted. A brilliant book, which tells a story that everyone should learn.


DVD NAPOLA
DVD NAPOLA
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Dark but Effective, 27 Jan. 2014
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The movie tells the story of a teenager who is selected to attend an elite school in Nazi Germany, where future leaders are trained. At first flattered by the attention, and impresssed by the egalitarian nature of the school, he nonetheless becomes quickly disillusioned with the methods of the Nazis. When his friend commits suicide after being forced to take part in murder, the boy registers his opposition and is expelled. A very dark, and yet enlightening movie.
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The Ogre (Der Unhold)
The Ogre (Der Unhold)
Dvd ~ Volker Schlöndorff
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Price: £15.59

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good Language options, 27 Jan. 2014
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This review is from: The Ogre (Der Unhold) (DVD)
At last, a movie maker who recognises that those of us who use film to learn a language, appreciate subtitles in that langauge. So the movie offers subtitles in both English and German, If the dialogue is unclear, we can use the subtitles to help without cheating by switching to English. I wish more foreign films had this option. The movie itself is very original, avoiding the stereotypes of war and taking an unusual view of a familiar subject.


Operation Eichmann: The Truth about the Pursuit, Capture and Trial
Operation Eichmann: The Truth about the Pursuit, Capture and Trial

3.0 out of 5 stars A useful factual account, 13 Jun. 2013
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The book 'Operation Eichmann' is a faithful account of the life and crimes of a Nazi monster, followed by his pursuit, capture and trial. In places, it is a little short on detail. The trial, for example, is not given much space; neither is any explanation of why he behaved as he did. For someone wanting to know the bare facts of who he was, and what he did, and how he was captured, this book is excellent. However, what we do not learn is what motivated these criminals. Coming from such a cultured and deeply religious country as Germany, it is still impossible to understand the motivation of the small group of people who created a legacy of shame which affects Germans even today.


Martyred Armenia
Martyred Armenia

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Tregedy Denied, 12 Feb. 2013
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This review is from: Martyred Armenia (Kindle Edition)
In this short but very moving book, the author tells first hand of the tragic and savage events which unfolded in Turkey during the First World War. The Armenian minority, who had lived in the Ottoman Empire for hundreds of years before its disintegration, were sytematically targeted by the Turkish authorities, rounded up, deported and massacred. What becomes clear from the book is that this was not a case of Moslems against Christians. Many Moslems were horrified by what was happening, for example the Arab population in Syria, and did their best to rescue the Armenians where they could. It is difficult to understand the mindset of those who carried out these atrocities, and this book looks to explain, but not excuse, the events which unfolded.


D-Link DIR-655 Wireless N Gigabit Firewall Router - IEEE 802.11n Compliant  - 300Mbps - 10/100/1000Mbps - 4-port switch
D-Link DIR-655 Wireless N Gigabit Firewall Router - IEEE 802.11n Compliant - 300Mbps - 10/100/1000Mbps - 4-port switch
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Price: £60.67

2 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Dlink, 21 Sept. 2010
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The item did not work properly. It kept dropping the wireless link and I had to return it.


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