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The Abolitionists
Richard Brooks, Neal Huff, Jeanine Serralles, Kate Lyn Sheil & others. Rob Rapley, director. Oliver Platt, narrator.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887018364.  Daedalus Item Code: 38591
 
Both scorned as troublemakers and praised as liberators, abolitionists tore the nation apart to create a more perfect union, as what began as a pacifist movement fueled by persuasion and prayer ... (Read More)
 
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Ken Burns's The Civil War Boxed Set
Ken Burns, Ric Burns & Geoffrey C. Ward.
Studio: Knopf.   Format: DVD & CD Full screen.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 41159
 
(Winner of the Lincoln Prize and multiple Emmy and Grammy Awards) A landmark television program that for many Americans has come to define not only the Civil War, but also the art of ... (Read More)
 
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Death in the Bunker: The True Story of Hitler's Downfall
Nick F. Bolton, Martin Heckmann & Corinna Sadlo, narrators. Michael Kloft, director.
Studio: Koch Vision.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 741952639596.  Daedalus Item Code: 35130
 
Adolf Hitler spent his last days in a fortified bunker complex under the Chancellery of the Reich in Berlin, where, on April 30, 1945, he poisoned and shot himself. This documentary features archival ... (Read More)
 
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The Decade You Were Born—The 60s: A Decade of Hope and Promise

Studio: Mill Creek Entertainment.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 683904527547.  Daedalus Item Code: 48489
 
If you were born in the 60s, your decade opened with John F. Kennedy as the 35th President of the United States and continued with Alan Shepard making the first U.S. space flight. The ... (Read More)
 
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The Decade You Were Born—The 80s: A Decade of Growth and Consumption

Studio: Mill Creek Entertainment.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 683904527561.  Daedalus Item Code: 48491
 
If you were born in the 1980s, your parents were the last wave of Baby Boomers. They, along with everybody else, were embracing the future with the personal computer. It was a decade of ... (Read More)
 
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Defiant Requiem
Bebe Neuwirth, narrator. Doug Shultz, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887019200.  Daedalus Item Code: 38833
 
This 2012 documentary tells the remarkable story of Rafael Schächter, a brilliant, young, passionate Czech choral conductor who was sent to the concentration camp of Theresienstadt (Terezín) in 1941. ... (Read More)
 
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Flying Scotsman Memorabilia Set

Studio: Go Entertainment.   Format: 4 DVDs, boxed.
UPC: 848508000074.  Daedalus Item Code: 35888
 
Named for the London to Edinburgh express service that it pulled for four decades, Nigel Gresley's LNER Class A1 (later A3) locomotive Flying Scotsman was destined to become one of the world's ... (Read More)
 
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Great Battles of World War II

Studio: Timeless Media Group.   Format: 2 DVDs. boxed.
UPC: 011301661135.  Daedalus Item Code: 35841
 
World War II put some 70 million people in uniform and killed perhaps as many as 30 million. It lasted only six years, but it produced the biggest armies, the most devastating weapons, the most ... (Read More)
 
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The Great War: WWI

Studio: Timeless Media Group.   Format: 2 DVDs.
UPC: 011301662033.  Daedalus Item Code: 48235
 
What began with an assassination in a small corner of Europe became history's first global conflict. The first war of the Industrial Age, World War I embroiled some 30 countries across five ... (Read More)
 
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Rebel: Loreta Velazquez, Secret Soldier of the American Civil War
Romi Dias, Isabel Taysin Carter & others. Maria Agui Carter, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887019316.  Daedalus Item Code: 38927
 
In 1861, at the outbreak of the Civil War, a teenager from New Orleans headed to the front lines. Under the alias Harry T. Buford, he fought at First Bull Run, was wounded at Shiloh, and served as a ... (Read More)
 
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The Rise of the Third Reich: Hollywood Goes to War
Frank Capra & Anatole Litvak, directors.
Studio: Direct Source.   Format: 3 DVD & CD.
UPC: 779836267498.  Daedalus Item Code: 48007
 
More than six hours of electrifying World War II documentaries produced and directed by Frank Capra are accompanied by a bonus CD of wartime music in this three-DVD set. Cased in a replica film can, ... (Read More)
 
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The Royal Navy at War: WWII Film Collection
Imperial War Museum.
Studio: Koch Vision.   Format: 4 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 741952655695.  Daedalus Item Code: 35175
 
Collected here on four DVDs are 29 complete training and public information films produced during the war years 1940–43. The first disc features the commissioning of the HMS Howe, ... (Read More)
 
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