Excerpt 2 – The Big Idea

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Thirteen years earlier. Paris, August 1992
“It’s incredible isn’t it,” Steve exclaimed, “how no one’s thought of it yet?” As he’d already pointed out, the Earth had been circumnavigated using everything from sailboats, to airplanes, to hot air balloons. Yet the purest, most ecologically sound method of all and doable for centuries, without using fossil fuels, was still up for grabs. “It may even be an original first!” he continued excitedly.

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Arnhem, Operation Market Garden, The Battle for the Bridges

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This twin DVD set covers the Garden component of Operation Market Garden. The plan was for airborne forces to drop on the series of bridges in the Netherlands that lay between the Allies ground positions and the German frontier.

An absorbing and inspiring story of great courage and tenacity that is not to be missed.

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Hell’s Highway, Operation Market Garden

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The presenters provide a graphic account of the ground troops battle towards Arnhem and provide fresh insights into what was an operation that did much to advance the Allies dash for victory. There were mistakes, there was bad luck, there was heroic action and there were successes. That Market Garden came so close to achieving its objectives justified the attempt.

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Wittmann v Ekins, The Death of a Panzer Ace

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An absorbing video that adds to the appreciation of the conditions after the first landings as the Allies fought to break through the German defenders and race towards Germany and the end of the war. With the humour for which the British Army is well know, the proven ace gunner Ekins was never again allowed to serve as a Firefly gunner.

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The BikeBook, Complete bicycle maintenance, 6th Edition

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With almost a million copies of the earlier editions sold, this new and revised edition is likely to prove a best seller.

The concise text is supported by some excellent full colour photographs in a style that has made Haynes manuals world famous. No cyclist can afford to be without a copy of this essential manual

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Red Arrows in Camera – a photographic record of the world’s best aerobatic team

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Nine aircraft, 60 engineers, 47 years flying and 4,410 displays performed in 54 different countries – these are some of the amazing statistics for the world’s premier jet aerobatic formation display team – the Red Arrows.

In an average display season the Reds can expect to complete around 90 flying displays and more than 100 flypasts. They are also high-flying ambassadors for Great Britain when they give displays to appreciative audiences worldwide.

Red Arrows in Camera

Keith Wilson

Publication: July 5th 2012

Format: Hardback

RRP: £25.00

ISBN: 978 0 85733 154 0

 

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