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History
#1
Icons of Power: Wrath of the Tsar; Madness of Henry VIII; Napoleon's Final Battle; Empress of Ambition
Don Campbell & Doug Schultz, directors.
Studio: National Geographic.   Format: 4 DVDs, boxed Letterbox/Closed Captioned.
UPC: 727994930198.  Daedalus Item Code: 58361
 
Their tremendous power matched only by their colossal flaws, four monarchs are individually profiled in this set, which features commentary by historians and dramatic reenactments. Depicted at ... (Read More)
 
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#2
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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#3
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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#4
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/Closed Captioned.
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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#5
Explore Your Mind—Best of National Geographic: Arlington—Field of Honor; Eternal Enemies—Lions and Hyenas; The Gospel of Judas; In the Womb; Lewis & Clark—Great Journey West; National Geographic's Most Amazing Moments; The Photographers; Secrets of the Titanic; Wolves—A Legend Returns to Yellowstone
James Barrat, Toby Macdonald & Nicolas Noxon, directors, & others.
Studio: National Geographic.   Format: 9 DVDs, boxed/Closed Captioned.
UPC: 727994522898.  Daedalus Item Code: 58370
 
Although you can always count on National Geographic for quality documentaries, this anthology collects nine choice programs that are especially interesting and diverse. Here are features on ... (Read More)
 
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#6
Scenic Walks Around the World: Historic Pathways
Reader's Digest.
Studio: Questar.   Format: 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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#7
Waking the Titanic
Miriam Kelly, narrator. Frank Delaney, director.
Studio: BFS Entertainment.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 066805311093.  Daedalus Item Code: 58427
 
Based on the testimony of three Irish villagers who survived the sinking of the Titanic and the lives of their 96 direct descendants, this extraordinary documentary dramatizes the story of 14 ... (Read More)
 
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#8
The Decade You Were Born—The 40s: A Decade of War and Invention

Studio: Mill Creek Entertainment.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 683904527523.  Daedalus Item Code: 58192
 
If you were born in the 40s, your decade began with the election of Franklin Delano Roosevelt to an unprecedented third term. America was isolating itself from the rumblings of war in Europe. Workers ... (Read More)
 
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#9
The Dark Ages: An Age of Light
Waldemar Januszczak, host.
Studio: Athena.   Format: 2 DVDs Widescreen.
UPC: 054961210893 .  Daedalus Item Code: 48661
 
A history/art lover's dream, this 2012 BBC series is crammed with stunning visuals of art and architecture. A crash course in the so-called Dark Ages, it's a travelogue in a box, as art historian ... (Read More)
 
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#10
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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