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5000 Years of Magnificent Wonders: Secrets of the Holy Land

Studio: Questar.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 033937036668.  Daedalus Item Code: 68040
For every secret revealed in the Holy Land, hundreds more hide between its stones and in its caves. What makes this land holy? What beckons millions of pilgrims from around the world every year? ... (Read More)
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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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The American Civil War

Studio: Image Entertainment.   Format: 3 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 628261098798.  Daedalus Item Code: 58016
With the help of several thousand living history re-enactors, this series allows you to experience the glory and heartache of the battles that changed warfare forever. Personal letters, official ... (Read More)
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American Civil War 1861–1865: A Nation Divided; From Gettysburg to Reconstruction

Studio: Direct Source.   Format: 2 DVDs.
UPC: 779836138590.  Daedalus Item Code: 58391
Using archival photography and realistic battle re-creations, this two-disc set explores the social and political causes of the Civil War, as well as chronicling the epic struggle at Gettysburg, the ... (Read More)
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American Experience—The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
Chris Cooper, narrator. Barak Goodman, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887010405.  Daedalus Item Code: 59359
On March 4, 1865, Abraham Lincoln delivered his second inaugural address to a crowd of 50,000; less than two months later, the president's funeral procession left the capital, even while a massive ... (Read More)
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The Civil War: 25th-Anniversary Edition
Ken Burns, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: 6 DVDs, boxed Widescreen.
UPC: 841887025652.  Daedalus Item Code: 59786
(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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Defending the Realm: The Battle of Britain
David Jason, host.
Studio: BFS Entertainment.   Format: cutout DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 066805310980.  Daedalus Item Code: 58660
"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." So said Winston Churchill regarding the Battle of Britain, a defining moment of the Second World War. To commemorate its ... (Read More)
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Explore Your Mind—History: Air Force One; Blackbeard—Terror at Sea; Empress of Ambition; Great Inca Rebellion; King Tut's Final Secrets; Madness of Henry VIII; Napoleon's Final Battle; The New World—Nightmare in Jamestown; Wrath of the Tsar

Studio: National Geographic.   Format: 9 DVDs, boxed.
UPC: 727994522683.  Daedalus Item Code: 58366
Meet some of history's most colorful figures and discover how they changed the world, in this nine-disc set. Using dramatic re-creations, interviews with experts, CGI footage, and the vivid ... (Read More)
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Explore Your Mind—War and Military: 21 Days to Baghdad; Last Voyage of the Lusitania; The Battle for Midway; Vietnam's Unseen War; The Lost Fleet of Guadalcanal; Pearl Harbor; The Search for Kennedy's PT 109; Search for the Battleship Bismarck; Untold Stories of WWII
Tom Brokaw, narrator, & others.
Studio: National Geographic.   Format: 9 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 727994522461.  Daedalus Item Code: 58369
World War II is the subject for six of these military-themed programs, including features on the attack on Pearl Harbor, the battles of Midway and Guadalcanal, covert operations, and oceanographer ... (Read More)
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Hail Caesar!: Decisive Battles

Studio: History Channel.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 733961729771.  Daedalus Item Code: 58642
Although Julius Caesar often defended his country's interests abroad, his defining struggle was against Pompey the Great in Rome's civil war. Part of a series on history's most significant conflicts, ... (Read More)
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Horror in the East
Laurence Rees, producer.
Studio: BBC.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 794051224521.  Daedalus Item Code: 58295
While many histories of World War II have recounted the grim atrocities perpetrated by Japanese soldiers on civilians and POWs, few have attempted to explain how and why such barbarity could have ... (Read More)
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Hunters in the Sky: The Fighter Aces of World War II

Studio: Questar.   Format: 6 DVDs, boxed.
UPC: 033937039829.  Daedalus Item Code: 58476
Made in 1991 using interviews and archival footage from the National Archives and the Smithsonian Institution, this 13-part series features former "aces" from Axis countries as well as the Allies. ... (Read More)
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