Films & DVDs

  1. Nery and the retreat from Mons

    ARRSE Rating:
    3.5 Mushroom Heads
    Pen & Sword Military
  2. The Siege Of Leningrad

    ARRSE Rating:
    4 Mushroom Heads
    The Siege of Leningrad started in September 1941 and was raised in January 1944. It was a massive undertaking by the Germans with an equally robust response by the Russians. Hitler’s plans were nothing short of its complete and utter destruction. This is the first DVD that I have seen from this Hitler’s War Machine Series by Pen and Sword, and I must say that I like the format. The DVD consists of footage taken by the German PK Propaganda Kompanien. Pen and Sword have not tried to mess...
  3. Blitzkrieg – Lightning War

    ARRSE Rating:
    1 Mushroom Head
    The twenty seven month period from the Austrian Anschluss in March 1938 to the capitulation of France in June 1940 is one of the most remarkable in history. Quite how so many countries managed to be overrun so quickly by German armed forces remains a mystery even with the benefit of hindsight. It is period worth studying. This 60 minute DVD chronicles the period with narration over original black and white film. Covering so much in so little time and so few words (about 9,000) is very...
  4. Firearms Guide 5th Edition

    ARRSE Rating:
    4 Mushroom Heads
    I was asked again by Bad CO if I would review the Firearms Guide 5th Edition on DVD which he’d been offered by the publisher. The blurb states that it presents over 59,000 models of Firearms, airguns and ammo from 705 manufacturers worldwide which makes it pretty comprehensive. Using the capacity provided by the DVD format, it also includes 27,000 high resolution images with up to 12 per model. The ammo database has 5800 rounds in the database It works on XP, Vista and Windows 7 so still not...
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