Mr. Stephen Greensted

Stephen Greensted
Helpful votes received on reviews: 83% (70 of 84)
Location: London


Top Reviewer Ranking: 43,188 - Total Helpful Votes: 70 of 84
The Scapegoat - The life and tragedy of a fighting&hellip by Steve R Dunn
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
The Scapegoat is a thoroughly well researched book about the Battle of Coronel in 1914 off the coast of Chile. It was a disaster for the British Fleet, and led to the death of Rear-Admiral Sir Christopher Cradock, who knew he was being sent to his death. It is clear that the Admiralty lacked ships capable of beating Vice-Admiral Graf Maximilian von Spee's battle fleet, but Cradock led out his rickety old ships, knowing they were under-gunned, to their certain deaths.The meddling by Churchill at the Admiralty contributed greatly to the carnage.

The author, Steve Dunn, has written a vivid account of the way the British Navy was run in 1914, of the characters involved, and of the… Read more
Bomb Girls: Britain's Secret Army: the Munitions W&hellip by Jacky Hyams
16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
Bomb Girls records the stories of nine women who, as young girls, worked in the dispersed Royal Ordnance Factories during the Second World War. Their job was to make the bombs, bullets and other lethal weapons to defeat the Germans, Italians and Japanese in the Second World War. It was an extraordinarily dangerous occupation. The chemicals and explosives were injurious to health and explosively lethal if mishandled. The factories were dispersed around the country to reduce the risk of being bombed, and nearly all the workforce was comprised of young women, some being as young as seventeen. Many left home to do the job, often resulting in serious homesickness, but many also made lifelong… Read more
Black & Decker WVF30   Filter For Wv3615 / Wv4815 by Black & Decker
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
The filter is relatively expensive and very difficult to clean. As far as I know,there are no alternative filters which are available for Black and Decker Dustbusters.

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