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And They Loved Not Their Lives Unto Death: The History of Worstead and Westwick's War Memorial and War Dead
And They Loved Not Their Lives Unto Death: The History of Worstead and Westwick's War Memorial and War Dead
by Steve Smith
Edition: Paperback
Price: 14.92

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A must for military research buffs!, 17 Mar 2013
The historic Norfolk village of Worstead can be traced right back to the 1100's when Flemish immigrants first settled there. It has a history all of its own and is known worldwide for its cloth making. As a result of this Worstead's St Mary the Virgin Church is one of the largest in the county. What is not as generally as well known is that many of its sons went off to battle in the First and Second World Wars and never returned, having paid the ultimate sacrifice for their beliefs and for King and Country. They served, fought, suffered and died in many of the main campaigns of both wars taking part in famous battles such as Gallipoli, the Somme, 3rd Ypres, the Battle of France, the Fall of Singapore, the Battle of Berlin, Salerno, Normandy, Italy and the Reichswald Forest in Germany. This book tells their story.


The Final Cut: Remastered
The Final Cut: Remastered
Offered by MUSIC4SURE
Price: 9.49

14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One of Pink Floyd's Best, 10 July 2006
This digitally remastered version of the Final Cut now includes a track that was previously omitted from the original album. From what I've read about PF, this album became another nail in coffin before the big split between Walters and Gilmore.

But, with al that said you must own and listen to this album. From the 1st track to the last track it is a masterpiece that is still underrated in the PF hall of fame.

What now makes this album even more special is the inclusion of When the Tigers Broke Free which is a personal slant of Walter's outlook on the loss of his Father in WWII. With its haunting sound and Walter's own passion for the loss of his father it makes this album not just a classic, but an all time classic that you will want to listen to and analyse again and again.


The Hardest Day: Battle of Britain, 18 August 1940 (Cassell Military Paperbacks)
The Hardest Day: Battle of Britain, 18 August 1940 (Cassell Military Paperbacks)
by Alfred Price
Edition: Paperback

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Remembering the Few, 5 Aug 2002
I first read this book in 1993. Mr Price took a big chance writing this book. However, he totally convinced me with his meticulous attention to detail that the 18 August 1940 was the turning point of the Battle of Britain. Using accounts from the time, and veterans who spoke of their experiences, Alfred Price turned out a classic book. He will put you in the cockpit of a Spitfire or Messerschmitt, the gunner's position of a Dornier 17, or the RAF personnel on the ground. You will learn to experience what it was like to be in the middle of those terrible raids on the RAF stations of Southern England. It is also an hour by hour account of that Sunday in 1940. You will also see how, no matter what the Germans did, the Battle of Britain would have been won by the few from Fighter Command even if Goering had not changed his strategy and started bombing London. This is a definitive account of a day in 1940 that changed the course of WWII. If you want to know about this momentous battle you should read this book.


D-Day June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II
D-Day June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II
by Stephen E. Ambrose
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.99

14 of 23 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Must For People Who Want to Learn About D-Day., 5 Aug 2002
If you are ever contemplating visiting the Normandy landings take this book with you. Not only will it give you an in-depth view of the planning and strategy of Overlord, it will also put you in 1944. You should stand on Omaha Beach and read the accounts of those brave men of the 16th and 116th Infantry Regiments who died in their hundreds securing that beach. You should read about the exploits of the Oxs and Bucks paratroopers who took Pegasus Bridge. You should stand on the many beach defences and see what it was like to be a German soldier on the 6th June 1944. Most of all you should read the accounts that will make you laugh, cry, get mad and make you wonder if our generation could ever achieve the same thing. Above all else read about the sacrifice and then visit the cemeteries of all nations who fought and died in Normandy. Ambrose will take you there. It is a masterpiece and a tribute to those that fought and fell on D-Day.


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