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Ultimate Collections—World War II
Don Horan & Jonathan Martin, directors.
Studio: History Channel.   Format: 10 DVDs, boxed.
UPC: 733961154740.  Daedalus Item Code: 68789
 
Using archival footage, this ten-disc set takes a panoramic view of history's most far-ranging conflict, with eight documentaries on the war in Europe and seven devoted to the Pacific Theater. ... (Read More)
 
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Victory at Sea: Embossed Tin
Leonard Graves, narrator.
Studio: Timeless Media Group.   Format: 2 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 011301629760.  Daedalus Item Code: 78218
 
(Winner of an Emmy Award for Best Public Affairs Program) In 26 thrilling half-hour episodes, the 1950s documentary series Victory at Sea captured the epic story of the greatest sea ... (Read More)
 
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The Voyage of La Amistad: A Quest for Feedom
Alfre Woodard, narrator.
Studio: MPI Home Video.   Format: cutout DVD.
UPC: 030306727998.  Daedalus Item Code: 78150
 
In 1839, 53 African slaves aboard the schooner La Amistad revolted and killed the entire crew, save for two sailors who helped them to sail east. After a two-month voyage on a zigzag course, ... (Read More)
 
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War in Europe: A Complete Chronicle of America's WWII European Campaign
Westbrook Van Voorhis & Hugh James, narrators.
Studio: Mill Creek Entertainment.   Format: 2 DVDs.
UPC: 683904504845.  Daedalus Item Code: 68827
 
Although the United States had been reluctant to enter World War II, it proved a transformative experience for America's military, establishing the nation on the world stage like no other event. ... (Read More)
 
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Warlords: The Generals—The Greatest Military Leaders of WWII

Studio: HBO.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 026359365027.  Daedalus Item Code: 78235
 
This feature-length documentary examines the extraordinary lives of three of the greatest military minds of WWII. Douglas MacArthur commanded American forces through three major wars but, as this ... (Read More)
 
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What Happened, Miss Simone?
Liz Garbus, director.
Studio: Eagle Rock Entertainment.   Format: DVD & CD Widescreen.
UPC: 801213076895.  Daedalus Item Code: 69543
 
(Nominated for an Academy Award & an Emmy) An immensely talented singer and pianist as well as a civil rights icon, Nina Simone overcame racism, spousal abuse, and bipolar disorder to achieve ... (Read More)
 
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Why We Fight
John McCain, Gore Vidal, Richard Perle & others. Eugene Jarecki, director.
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 043396138940.  Daedalus Item Code: 78196
 
(Grand Jury Prize Winner at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival) Taking an unflinching look at a multifaceted subject, this documentary examines the political, economic, and ideological reasons ... (Read More)
 
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William Wallace—The True Story: The History of Warfare
Jock Ferguson, narrator.
Studio: Allegro.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 723721302665.  Daedalus Item Code: 68647
 
During his short but momentous life, Scottish knight William Wallace (c. 1270–1305) never faltered in his struggle against English oppression, achieving an astonishing victory over King Edward I's ... (Read More)
 
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Wired for Sound: A Guitar Odyssey
Les Paul, Chet Atkins, B.B. King, Tom Petty, Peter Frampton, Dave Matthews, Emmylou Harris, Bob Weir & others.
Studio: MPI Home Video.   Format: cutout DVD Full screen.
UPC: 030306782898.  Daedalus Item Code: 78151
 
The history of the guitar is essentially the history of popular music, and this documentary delves into how this most adaptable of instruments has been used by an eclectic field of musicians over the ... (Read More)
 
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The World in Conflict 1931–1944: Embossed Tin

Studio: Time Life Video.   Format: 2 DVDs, boxed.
UPC: 011301627742.  Daedalus Item Code: 78221
 
Historic newsreels and archival footage depict the rising tensions of the 1930s as the world prepared for its deadliest global engagement: a six-year war pitting the Allies against the Axis powers ... (Read More)
 
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World War I: America and the Great War

Studio: Questar.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 033937043703.  Daedalus Item Code: 68335
 
By 1917, World War I had become a brutal stalemate, but America's entrance into the conflict added much-needed momentum to the Allied cause. Using archival footage, this program provides background ... (Read More)
 
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WWI: 100th-Anniversary Collection

Studio: Mill Creek Entertainment.   Format: 6 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 683904891976.  Daedalus Item Code: 68828
 
Addressing the complexity of the first global conflict, these three documentaries provide a detailed and captivating chronicle of World War I. The Great War is a year-by-year account of the ... (Read More)
 
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