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Goering - A Career [DVD]
Goering - A Career [DVD]
Offered by Special Interests
Price: £7.99

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Bits about Hermann Goering and his career mixed with seeming propaganda stories, 17 Nov. 2012
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This review is from: Goering - A Career [DVD] (DVD)
I was really kind of disappointed with this documentary..as i was hoping after reading the above review for something that showed in depth with regards to the life and career of Hermann Goering,,however what i watched instead are bits of about his life & career mixed with bits of same ole stories on mistreatment of Jews , "the Holocaust" and attrocities at concentration camps..etc. etc..( that hear on most WW2 or Nazi documentaries it seems)..and what there is of the life and career of Goering seems to discredit only Hermann Goering and seems to be biased and unobjective. I was hoping for something more scholarly and objective..but the general feeling one gets from watching this is that it is a allied propaganda film about Hermann Goering.

All in all I feel it is worth a watch..but dont expect a real thorough documentary on Hermann Goering. (that is only for the cover to get you to buy the rest of what seems sneakily mixed in with what should be a documentary on Hermann Goering).


Vikings - Warriors From The Sea [DVD]
Vikings - Warriors From The Sea [DVD]
Dvd ~ Marit Vea
Offered by FLASH
Price: £4.69

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Very average documentary..not as good as i was expecting, 15 Nov. 2012
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this documentary is very average and only 47 minutes long. I feel it is overpriced on Amazon..and really not worth the price.

I would not recommend this..as you are not going to get really that great of information from it that most people dont already know about the Vikings.


The Wehrmacht [DVD]
The Wehrmacht [DVD]
Offered by Special Interests
Price: £7.95

6 of 10 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars It is only "okay"...due to docu-dramas that make it seem like "fake history", 14 Nov. 2012
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This review is from: The Wehrmacht [DVD] (DVD)
In this documentary,,there is good film footage ..however the "docu-drama" parts of it make it seem fake and like "re-created history". Also..there is questionable sources used to create this history. "Recently released top secret documents" documenting conversations of generals , soldiers kept in British captivity are used . Diaries and letters are also used. etc. etc. So,,you are kind of irritated that this is maybe just a bunch of bologne that is being acted for you like a movie. Also there is the usual 1/4 portion about "The Holocaust" and mistreatment of Jewish people,,etc, etc...but this seems to be the expected for most WW2 documentaries (for any aspect).

One other major complaint...this documentary really is not much about "The Wehrmacht" as I had expected. It is more just a general story or outline of the battles of WW2 from the German soldiers perspective. I had expected that it would talk about things such as the original formation of the Wehrmacht, how men were recruited into the Wehrmacht, how training was like, how average young men were forced to join..what happened if didnt join, how life was like for the average soldier, how it compared to WW1 period etc. This would have set it apart from other documentaries..however this is just your average WW2 documentary.


Kings and Queens [DVD]
Kings and Queens [DVD]
Dvd ~ Marion Milne
Price: £5.99

7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best bargains for a documentary i have found yet on Amazon, 9 Nov. 2012
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This review is from: Kings and Queens [DVD] (DVD)
I was not expecting much for the price I paid for this documentary..but this documenary surprisingly was as good or even better than many of the very high priced quality documentaries such as David Starkey's "Monarchs" (although it was very good as well). The presenter is a Cambridge university professer and is very informative and pleasant to watch (sober personality and non-ego-centric). It is a little over 4.5 hours long..and he covers the time from the Normans up till Elizabeth II and the present. I only wished the documentary was 4 times longer..but nevertheless what there is it is fairly well covered .. (Even in 4.5 hours)

I highly recommend this...and really it is undervalued.(but maybe should not tell about that)


Viking Wars - The Norse Terror [DVD]
Viking Wars - The Norse Terror [DVD]
Dvd ~ Brian Blessed
Offered by Not2day Media
Price: £9.95

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Don't know why this DVD has gotten such a bad rating..as it is very good., 9 Nov. 2012
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This is really an informative documentary on the Vikings..I have seen others...and although this is only 1 hour long..it is full of information..and much of it is stuff you dont hear much about.

Would recommend this..as it is not very expensive.


Coast - BBC Series Six [DVD]
Coast - BBC Series Six [DVD]
Dvd ~ Nicholas Crane
Price: £10.99

0 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars "Fluff T.V." mixed with interesting documentary, 3 Nov. 2012
This review is from: Coast - BBC Series Six [DVD] (DVD)
This is the kind of "documentary" to just turn on to have playing in the back ground to keep you company and every now and again you might see something interesting show up on it. You might hear about different types of rocks, how to make copper, cook sea weed,, how to care for baby seals. how to cook crabs,,,see some bats in caves...hover crafts......or you might hear about some black guy in WW2 that was discriminated against or you might actually see something more along what i was expecting to see when I bought this documentary..and that is THE COASTLINE OF BRITAIN AND ITS GEOGRAPHY WITH HISTORY MIXED IN AS WELL.

It seems to make seeming celebrities out of its presenters..."Neil Oliver"..."Alice Robertson".."Mark Hortan"..and a few others. While this seems irritatingly okay,,,,after reading all the suspiciously "Awesome!" 5 star reviews left on Amazon for it ,,I was not expecting such fluffy content.

I think this "documentary" is meant to be "entertaining" more than it is a realy scholarly effort..but is worth a look if you have not watched it yet. I think they missed a opportunity to do something more scholarly ..which would have interested other viewers instead.


Coast - BBC Series 5 (New Packaging) [DVD]
Coast - BBC Series 5 (New Packaging) [DVD]
Dvd ~ Neil Oliver
Price: £7.50

3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars "Fluff T.V." mixed with bits of interesting documentary, 3 Nov. 2012
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This is the kind of "documentary" to just turn on to have playing in the back ground to keep you company and every now and again you might see something interesting show up on it. You might hear about different types of rocks, how to make copper, cook sea weed,, how to care for baby seals. how to cook crabs,,,see some bats in caves...hover crafts......or you might hear about some black guy in WW2 that was discriminated against or you might actually see something more along what i was expecting to see when I bought this documentary..and that is THE COASTLINE OF BRITAIN AND ITS GEOGRAPHY WITH HISTORY MIXED IN AS WELL.

It seems to make seeming celebrities out of its presenters..."Neil Oliver"..."Alice Robertson".."Mark Hortan"..and a few others. While this seems irritatingly okay,,,,after reading all the suspiciously "Awesome!" 5 star reviews left on Amazon for it ,,I was not expecting such fluffy content.

I think this "documentary" is meant to be "entertaining" more than it is a realy scholarly effort..but is worth a look if you have not watched it yet. I think they missed a opportunity to do something more scholarly ..which would have interested other viewers instead.


Coast - BBC Series 4 (New Packaging) [DVD]
Coast - BBC Series 4 (New Packaging) [DVD]
Dvd ~ Neil Oliver
Price: £7.50

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars "Fluff T.V. " mixed with some interesting documentary, 3 Nov. 2012
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This is the kind of "documentary" to just turn on to have playing in the back ground to keep you company and every now and again you might see something interesting show up on it. You might hear about different types of rocks, how to make copper, cook sea weed,, how to care for baby seals. how to cook crabs,,,see some bats in caves...hover crafts......or you might hear about some black guy in WW2 that was discriminated against or you might actually see something more along what i was expecting to see when I bought this documentary..and that is THE COASTLINE OF BRITAIN AND ITS GEOGRAPHY WITH HISTORY MIXED IN AS WELL.

It seems to make seeming celebrities out of its presenters..."Neil Oliver"..."Alice Robertson".."Mark Hortan"..and a few others. While this seems irritatingly okay,,,,after reading all the suspiciously "Awesome!" 5 star reviews left on Amazon for it ,,I was not expecting such fluffy content.

I think this "documentary" is meant to be "entertaining" more than it is a realy scholarly effort..but is worth a look if you have not watched it yet. I think they missed a opportunity to do something more scholarly ..which would have interested other viewers instead.


The Battle Of Flodden [DVD]
The Battle Of Flodden [DVD]
Dvd ~ Terry Molloy
Price: £9.89

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars informative documentary on Battle of Flodden with the English vs. the Scots, 3 Nov. 2012
This review is from: The Battle Of Flodden [DVD] (DVD)
this is only about 50 minutes long..but does give quite a lot of information..and doesnt dabble around much...it is a cheap production..as the scenes of acting are not that great..but does give general idea of what people wore and will learn more than would have if didnt watch it.

Would recommend for learning about this segment of history.


Delineation of Progressions
Delineation of Progressions
by Sophia Mason
Edition: Paperback
Price: £13.50

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One of most resourceful books available for intrepreting progressed planetary aspects, 3 Nov. 2012
There are only a few books that I have found with quality , detailed interpretations of planetary aspects in Astrology..and this is one of them. I have to disagree with previous reviewer...while maybe some interpretation are a bit negative...this book seems fairly informative and objectively describes the different planetary aspects.

If are familiar with Sakoian & Acker's "Predictive Astrology"...this book is similar style and format..but gives more information on how aspects can affect one and are less general than Sakoian & Acker. (both are very good for learning aspect interpretations..as well as Robert Hand's book "Planets & Transits")


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