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5.0 out of 5 stars Neat, 2 Dec 2010
My wife wanted a bright cover for her new phone so that she could quickly locate it in her handbag, and which would also provide protection from wear and tear. This does the job admirably and she is very pleased with it.
London 1849: A Victorian Murder Story by Michael Alpert
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Relive London in 1849, 2 Dec 2010
I saw this book in the Southwark Library Local Studies Centre and thought it might be worth having my own copy. How right I was! If you are researching your mid 19th Century family history in Bermondsey and Rotherhithe and want to feel what it might have been like at the time, this is the book for you.

Well researched and well written. What more can I say?
The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 19&hellip by Rick Atkinson
9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
I was impressed by the detail and research content of the first part of Rick Atkinson's Trilogy 'An Army at Dawn'. It seemed to make sense of the situation described to me by two relatives who served in that part of North Africa.

However, I am disappointed in his follow up book. It seems more partisan and omits some details which I feel would have been included before. My father was always distrustful of the American Army and Airforce due to his first hand experience of them. Rick's first book helped to explain why this might be so. This, his second book doesn't.

For example, use the index for 'British Army Royal Artillery' and you find some quotes from Spike… Read more

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