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Past Forgetting: My Love Affair With Dwight D. Eisenhower
Past Forgetting: My Love Affair With Dwight D. Eisenhower
by Kay Summersby. Morgan
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars Interesting counterpoint to DDE Biography, 20 Jan. 2015
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After having read Jean Edward Smith's biography of DDE, it was very interesting to read Kay Summersby's version of what happened between them.


Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War
Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War
by Max Hastings
Edition: Audio CD
Price: £31.58

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Very well-researched and produced audio book., 5 May 2014
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This audio book presented an exceptionally thorough and detailled account of the year 1914 describing the circumstances leading up to the commencement of WW1. In addition the initial battles and strategies were described in large measure by citing personal accounts from letters and diaries.


The Woman in White [DVD][1982] [1997]
The Woman in White [DVD][1982] [1997]
Dvd ~ Diana Quick
Price: £5.70

3.0 out of 5 stars Interesting production poor DVD image quality., 5 May 2014
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The production was worthwhile, however the technical implementation of the DVD production was very poor with poor image quality as a result.


The Bletchley Circle Series 2 [DVD]
The Bletchley Circle Series 2 [DVD]
Dvd ~ Anna Maxwell Martin
Price: £19.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Entertaining film, 29 Mar. 2014
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This film portrays an important aspect of WW2. The Code Breakers at Bletchley Park. This film can be supplemented by excellent books on this subject.


The Lost World of Bletchley Park: The Illustrated History of the Wartime Codebreaking Centre
The Lost World of Bletchley Park: The Illustrated History of the Wartime Codebreaking Centre
by Sinclair McKay
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £15.49

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting book about Bletchley Park, 29 Mar. 2014
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Many interesting photographs and stories about life at Bletchley Park. A good supplement to films and other sources describing the important decoding work done there during WW2.


The Secret Listeners: The Men and Women Posted Across the World to Intercept the German Codes for Bletchley Park
The Secret Listeners: The Men and Women Posted Across the World to Intercept the German Codes for Bletchley Park
by Sinclair McKay
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.29

4.0 out of 5 stars Radio listening service of WW2, 29 Mar. 2014
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Many interesting stories about the trials and tribulations of the Y-service. They listened in on enemy radio transmissions in Europe, North Africa and Asia.


The Hut Six Story : Breaking the Enigma Codes
The Hut Six Story : Breaking the Enigma Codes
by Gordon Welchman
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.00

0 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Interesting book, rather specific, 29 Mar. 2014
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This book goes into some detail about activities of code breakers at Bletchley Park. A rather personal book instead of the big Picture.


Call the Midwife - Series 3 [DVD]
Call the Midwife - Series 3 [DVD]
Dvd ~ Miranda Hart
Price: £7.90

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Third season of excellent series, 29 Mar. 2014
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Call the Midwife combines factual history with human interest and the values of a different era. Very touching and moving series.


My Boy Jack [DVD]
My Boy Jack [DVD]
Dvd ~ Daniel Radcliffe
Price: £5.10

4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting film about WW1, 29 Mar. 2014
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Rudyard Kipling was a romantic when it came to glories of warfare. This changed when his own son fought in WW1 and died in battle.


Eleanor Roosevelt (DK Biography)
Eleanor Roosevelt (DK Biography)
by Kem Knapp Sawyer
Edition: Paperback
Price: £3.96

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Fine children's book, 29 Jun. 2013
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This book is well-suited for youngsters - age 12-16. A nice gift for a young person interested in American history.


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