Magnus Greel

Helpful votes received on reviews: 93% (103 of 111)
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Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,501,010 - Total Helpful Votes: 103 of 111
Dambusters - The most daring raid in the RAF's his&hellip by Clive Rowley
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating story, 4 Jun 2013
This is an excellent retelling of a fascinating story, which is made even more poignant as I read it over the weekend of the 70th anniversary of the Dam Busters raids. Clive Rowley's book offers some nice insights into the people behind the mission.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel (illustrated) by Robin Jones
5.0 out of 5 stars Facinating story..., 10 Aug 2012
of the man who basically built Britain's transport infrastructure in the 1800's. Peppered with interesting facts that I didn't know before, for example, Brunel built the first tunnel under a navigable river,
Beeching - 50 years of the Axeman (illustrated) by Robin Jones
2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
I'm not a railways fan but I do have a love of history. This book takes the reader back to those romantic days of steam filled stations, and seemingly a station in almost every village. It was obviously a model that couldn't be sustained and Beeching was given the impossible task ok making the railways profitable. An enjoyable read and nice to see a few pictures in there too.

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