The Wisdom of History
Lecture Series by Professor
J Rufus Fears
DVD - 6 discs
Ignoring the lessens of history, by choice or because we've never learned to see them, is to risk becoming their prisoner, repeating the mistakes that have toppled leaders, nations, and empires throughout time.
The Carpetbagger Project -
One of the best-kept secrets of WWII was The Carpetbagger Project, the US 8th Air Force 801st/492nd Bomb Group, code name "Carpetbaggers," that along with British RAF Special Forces, flew highly classified missions to deliver arms, supplies and secret agents into enemy occupied Europe.
Festival of Nations
A remarkable piece of cinematic history, and a technical and artistic triumph that have now become industry standard for sports coverage.
Triumph of the Will & Olympia
The films of Leni Riefenstahl, Adolf Hitler's hand-picked and favorite film director.
Triumph of the Will
Remastered Deluxe Edition
Complete and uncut from International Historic Films, the Nazi propaganda masterpiece that brought Leni Riefenstahl both fame and infamy.
Produced by and featuring Major Clark Gable
Follow the men of the 351st Bomb Group of the US 8th Army Air Force all the way from gunnery training to combat missions over Germany!
Dr Goebbels' Jazz Orchestra
Even as the Nazis campaigned against degenerate jazz music, Joseph Goebbels and his Propaganda Ministry were creating a jazz orchestra that would serve up Nazi propaganda backed by the latest swing music.
Why We Fight
WWII Complete Series
7 films, 1942-1945, DVD
Master filmmaker Frank Capra was commissioned by the US Army to produce this documentary series to show the soldiers what they were fighting for - and what evils they were fighting against.
The Negro Soldier
The classic WWII propaganda documentary that offers a revealing look at the manner in which our government set out to kindle the fires of patriotism among African-Americans.
The Ghost Army
On the front lines of World War II, illusion was their ultimate weapon.
The Search For Kennedy's PT-109
National Geographic Special Edition
National Geographic reveals the true story behind the legend of John F Kennedy and PT-109 - a more complex, more intriguing tale than we were ever led to believe.
Nuremberg - Tyranny on Trial
DVD from the History Channel
World War II did not end on the battlefield, but in a courtroom in Germany, where the full scope of Nazi Germany's atrocities brought justice to top Nazi leaders. Yet no sentence could be harsher than what was meted out to innocent people by the regime these men served.
Television Under the Swastika
Nazi leaders, determined to become the world's first television broadcaster, began Greater German Television in March 1935. German viewers enjoyed their TV broadcasts until September 1944, as Allied troops closed in.
A History of Freedom
Lecture Series by Professor J Rufus Fear
DVD - 3 discs
Join historian and classical scholar J Rufus Fears as he tells freedom's dramatic story from ancient Greece to our own day, exploring a concept so close to us we may never have considered it with the thoroughness it deserves.
The Wereth Eleven
A film that serves as a wake up call and an alarm to our youth of today who don't have a clue to how they awaken to each new day in a land of unimaginable freedoms.
Memory of the Camps
From PBS Home Video: No other film about WWII, fictional or non-fictional, captures the horror of the concentration camps as simply and powerfully as this.
Nazi Concentration Camps / Nuremburg Trials
The mother of all horror films, shown at the Nuremburg trials.
White Light / Black Rain:
The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
From HBO Studios: A deeply moving look at the painful legacy of the first - and hopefully last - uses of thermonuclear weapons in war.
The Empire State Building
The miraculous story behind the rise of what would, for a time, become the world's tallest and most famous skyscraper.
A Warning From History
DVD - 2 discs
How could a political party as fundamentally evil and overtly racist as the Nazis come to power? Was it simply the hypnotic power of Hitler's rhetoric? This 6-part BBC series unveils a more chilling reality.