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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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Nazi Hunters: The Real Story

Studio: Mill Creek Entertainment.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 683904508461.  Daedalus Item Code: 68822
 
World War II ended in 1945, but the quest to bring thousands of Nazis to justice for crimes against humanity continues to the present day. This engrossing documentary looks at efforts of ... (Read More)
 
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Norman Conquests—The Harrying of the North: The History of Warfare
Hu Pryce, narrator.
Studio: Allegro.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 723721303662.  Daedalus Item Code: 68644
 
Following the 1066 Battle of Hastings, the Norman king William the Conqueror ruthlessly wiped out all Anglo-Saxon resistance in the north of England. Using period imagery, reconstructions, and ... (Read More)
 
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Our World at War: Before Pearl Harbor: 1931–1941; After Pearl Harbor: 1941–1946; Murder Under the Sun: Japanese War Crimes
Don Horan, director.
Studio: Legend Films.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 844503002785.  Daedalus Item Code: 68440
 
Using rare archival footage and informed narration, this three-part documentary surveys history's most destructive conflict. Before Pearl Harbor delves into the Axis powers' prewar buildup and ... (Read More)
 
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Pearl Harbor: Into the Arizona
Carson Oblaender, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887031325.  Daedalus Item Code: 69760
 
The USS Arizona has been resting on the ocean floor for 75 years, and now for the first time, scientists have been able to enter a ship that has become a sacred memorial to the sailors that ... (Read More)
 
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Pompeii: The Doomed City
Josh Bernstein, host.
Studio: History Channel.   Format: cutout DVD Full screen.
UPC: 031398184416.  Daedalus Item Code: 68539
 
In 79 AD, Mount Vesuvius exploded, killing thousands as it buried the city of Pompeii and other Roman towns along the Bay of Naples beneath layers of ash and pumice. In this feature-length ... (Read More)
 
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Rebel Sabres—The Battle of Brandy Station 1863: The History of Warfare

Studio: Allegro.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 723721100766.  Daedalus Item Code: 68648
 
Occurring just three weeks before the pivotal clash at Gettysburg, the 1863 Battle of Brandy Station, Virginia, was the largest cavalry engagement ever fought on American soil, with more than 18,000 ... (Read More)
 
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The Roosevelts—An Intimate History: A Film by Ken Burns
Peter Coyote, narrator. Ken Burns, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: 7 DVDs, boxed Widescreen.
UPC: 841887021579.  Daedalus Item Code: 49443
 
This groundbreaking series chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, weaving their individual stories into a single narrative. The seven-part, 14-hour program follows this ... (Read More)
 
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Scenic Walks Around the World: Historic Pathways
Reader's Digest.
Studio: Questar.   Format: Blu-Ray & DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 33937081187.  Daedalus Item Code: 58308
 
This set of two high-definition documentaries takes viewers to places of remarkable scenery and rich cultural history. The first program visits the Peruvian forests, mountain passes, and stunning ... (Read More)
 
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Searching for Augusta: The Forgotten Angel of Bastogne
Joe Ashley, narrator. Mike Edwards, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887031301.  Daedalus Item Code: 69731
 
(Winner of the Emmy for Best Historical Documentary) During the 1944 Battle of the Bulge, Belgian nurses Augusta Chiwy and Renée LeMaire valiantly volunteered to tend to American soldiers ... (Read More)
 
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Secrets of the Dead—After Stonehenge
Jay O. Sanders, narrator. Sarah Jobling, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887030960.  Daedalus Item Code: 69730
 
Scholarly opinion has long held that the Britain of 3,000 years ago was undeveloped, but as this 2016 edition of PBS's Secrets of the Dead reveals, the recent discovery in an English quarry of ... (Read More)
 
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The Shape of the World
Patrick Stewart, narrator.
Studio: Athena.   Format: 3 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 054961822492.  Daedalus Item Code: 58650
 
Maps are more than directional instruments; as narrator Patrick Stewart explains, these visual guides also define the limits of power, point the way to valuable resources, and trace the constantly ... (Read More)
 
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