Roy Chadwick

Helpful votes received on reviews: 55% (6 of 11)


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Auschwitz - The Nazis And The Final Solution [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Laurence Rees
4.0 out of 5 stars The chilling truth, 31 Dec 2013
The true story of innate brutality. One that occurs when human life becomes a commodity you don't want. Just how do you dispose of all those unwanted commodities? Sadly the solution was found and acted upon by German fascists. No need to elaborate on the most heinous crime ever committed. Watch it and ensure fascists don't ever again have the power to do this agian
Cambridge Spies [DVD] [2003] <b>DVD</b> ~ Tom Hollander
Cambridge Spies [DVD] [2003] DVD ~ Tom Hollander
4.0 out of 5 stars Great spy film, 31 Dec 2013
Very good adaptation of the mystery that still surronds the 'Cambridge Four' Being brought up in the age of the cold war and hearing of the three who betrayed their country Burgess, Maclean and Philby, caught the imagination. Whilst the story ran and ran that their was a fouth spy as yet not found, but it seemed known? Enjoyed the film, watching as they played out their treason, but without giving a loving nudge to them for doing it. They were of course found out, even the fourth mystery man Blunt, very well played and produced, worth a look
The King's Revenge: Charles II and the Greatest Ma&hellip by Michael Walsh
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Good read and well researched. Some ommissions that worried me, really wshy were facts changed? Take the first one I came accross as example, i.e. The Scotch didn't just 'hand him over to the English Parliament' p29 Abacus. They sold Charles, for a lot more than the proverbial thirty pieces of silver, but the point is made. Then having got the money for Charles, they still wanted to have him support and back their Presbyterianism on England. Certainly a win win for the Scotch! However, am I being picky? I suppose I may, but a very good book and a sobering thought of the personality of Charles the Second. Charles always the scheming politician and habitual liar, was in his element as King,… Read more

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