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Intrepid Indeed

Advantages: Extremely interesting insight into a little covered aspect of WW2
Disadvantages: none

Betty Lussier was born in Alberta, Canada. At the height of the depression her father bought a Maryland farm at a bank foreclosure sale, they crossed the border to the States and settled down to the hard life of raising dairy cattle and the crops needed t ...

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The shadow that fell across a family

Advantages: Well-researched poignant portrait of the family and their doom
Disadvantages: None for anyone interested in the subject

A few years ago, Helen Rappaport wrote and published ‘Ekaterinburg’, a painstaking, chilling account of the final days and death of the last Tsar of Russia and his family. To a certain extent this biography is a prequel to that volume, an account of the ...

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Review of Four Sisters The Lost Lives of the Romanov Grand Duchesses - Helen Rappaport

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We're All Going on a Summer Holiday...

Advantages: Excellent read.
Disadvantages: Not always available.

A little bit of background. There is a programme on the television called Coach Trip which is hosted by Brendan Sheerin, whereby between four and seven couples (so as few as eight or as many as fourteen) including a tour host and a driver go on a coach ...

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Keep on Coachin'

Advantages: Great for fans of the show. Light, engaging
Disadvantages: Not as much behind the scenes stuff as the blurb would have you believe.

...Channel 4's weekday teatime show Coach Trip is my guilty secret. The premise of the show, for those who are unfamiliar, is that various British pairs take a coach trip (surprised surprise!) around Europe where they complete activities and vote each other ...

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"What he said... came from a secret memory box..."

Advantages: Fascinating personal memoir, almost unique
Disadvantages: Some bad grammar, a little disjointed

Although obviously written by a different author, this book in effect is a companion volume to “I Was Hitler’s Chauffeur”. Like that volume its chief fascination really lies in the rare insights it affords of Hitler’s personality. An important start ...

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Review of He Was My Chief - Christa Schroeder

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