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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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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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Great Battles of WWII: Special Edition

Studio: Madacy Home Video.   Format: 3 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 628261077199.  Daedalus Item Code: 58290
 
With 12 subjects on three DVDs, this documentary series captures the experience of soldiers, sailors, marines, and airmen on all sides in some of World War II's biggest battles—with a strong focus on ... (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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Hitler's Bodyguard
Robert Powell, narrator. Jonathan Martin & Philip Nugus, directors.
Studio: Athena.   Format: 4 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 054961835492 .  Daedalus Item Code: 48666
 
How did Hitler survive more than 40 assassination attempts—some by his own generals? Using captured SS documents and eyewitness interviews, this fascinating documentary series (originally seen on ... (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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Inside the Court of Henry VIII
Samuel West, narrator. Peter Chin, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887024990.  Daedalus Item Code: 59481
 
The best-known—and one of the most notorious—of England's kings, Henry VIII projected an image of Renaissance splendor, even though the man himself was governed by paranoia, cruelty, and lust. This ... (Read More)
 
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London Life in the 1930s, 50s & 60s
Christopher Ashman, Charlotte Thompson & Lady Munby, narrators.
Studio: BFS Entertainment.   Format: 3 DVDs.
UPC: 066805311697.  Daedalus Item Code: 58435
 
From the perspective of the nation's capital, rare archival films tell the stories of three turbulent and fascinating decades in British history. London in the 1930s was both the heart of the British ... (Read More)
 
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London's East End: 1900s–1970s
Stephen Bray & Don McCorkindale, narrators.
Studio: BFS Entertainment.   Format: 2 DVDs.
UPC: 066805311703.  Daedalus Item Code: 58436
 
In 1900, the riches of the British Empire arrive at London's East End docks on a constant stream of ships inhabited by a densely populated, close-knit community of Cockneys and immigrants defined by ... (Read More)
 
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London's War During WWII
David Riley, narrator. Andrew Gray, director.
Studio: BFS Entertainment.   Format: 2 DVDs.
UPC: 066805311727.  Daedalus Item Code: 58437
 
In 1939, the impending war transforms Londoners' lives: petrol rationing empties the streets, lights are blacked out, and children are evacuated to the countryside. Then, in September 1940, the ... (Read More)
 
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