Steven Daedalus

Well, this is Ray Milland in 1945 but we look much alike.
Helpful votes received on reviews: 76% (32 of 42)
Location: Deming, NM USA

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The Submarines of World War II [DVD]
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good Job., 25 Aug 2013
The set does what it promises to do -- provide a good overall coverage of the use of submarines in World War II. (There is also a good deal of material on the structure and function of modern submarines, mostly American.) Some more specialized subjects are given attention too -- the evolution of the submarine and the torpedo, the war-time exploits of some especially adventurous submarine skippers, and so forth. It's informative and enjoyable, if you're interested in the subject at all.
Journey To The Far Side of The Sun (aka  Doppelgän&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Roy Thinnes
Better to watch an hour-long episode of "The Twilight Zone" called "The Parallel." This seems like a dumbed-down and padded-out version of the television show.
Forgotten Bombers of the Raf [DVD]
Decently preserved footage of all the airplanes mentioned in another review, describing their development and improvement. And did some of them need improving! The UK entered the war not really knowing much about bombing, as the resident expert tells us. The airplanes may have been outmoded in design and performance but the task was entirely new. Until late in 1941, none of the bombers carried a navigator. Position was determined by the pilot's using dead reckoning, which is about as primitive as it gets. Each airplane's strengths and weaknesses are outlined by the narrator, Peter Dickson, by the expert who wrote the book, and by various elderly participants in the bombing… Read more

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