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National Geographic War DVD Collection
National Geographic War DVD Collection
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National Geographic provides a fresh, intimate, in-depth look at the grim reality of war through the eyes of soldiers on the front lines in this collection of four riveting programs from the producers of Inside 9/11.


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Lords of War DVD-R
Lords of War DVD-R
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Lords of War brings you inside the intriguing world of historical weaponry as Sean Rich and his team of weapons experts travel across the country in search of the best in antique weapons and militaria. Journey through history as the guys assess, test, and auction the bounties of war.


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Inside Cocaine Wars DVD-R
Inside Cocaine Wars DVD-R
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National Geographic cameras capture tense games of cat and mouse, as DEA agents track, apprehend and capture smugglers on land and sea. Inside Cocaine Wars includes two programs: Airport Sting and Drug Speedboats.

Airport Sting
The American Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents in Colombia investigate an elusive smuggling ring of American servicemen, capturing a drug mule posing as a mountain climber with liquid cocaine impregnated into his climbing rope. Later, a Colombian man gets busted with pellets of cocaine in his stomach, and a father attempts to smuggle drugs out of Colombia with his 3-year-old daughter in tow.


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Border Wars: Season One 2-DVD Set
Border Wars: Season One 2-DVD Set
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National Geographic goes inside the world of U.S. Customs and Border Protection for an unprecedented look at their efforts to prevent illegal immigration and drug smuggling along the U.S.-Mexico border.


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Heroin Crisis DVD Exclusive
Heroin Crisis DVD Exclusive
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Heroin is one of the most addictive drugs on earth. Stronger, purer, and easier to get than ever before, heroin is attracting a whole new breed of addict. Dangerously pure, the newest forms of heroin can be snorted or smoked, rather than injected, attracting millions of new mainstream users. National Geographic investigates how the war in Afghanistan has inadvertently unleashed a deluge of heroin, enticing users from Kabul to Europe to America's heartland.


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Search for Kennedy's PT 109 Special Edition DVD
Search for Kennedy's PT 109 Special Edition DVD
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At the height of the Second World War, a young Navy Lieutenant stood at the helm of a U.S. patrol boat and in one ill-starred night made his mark in the annals of history. That young man later became on of the most popular Presidents of the US—John Fitzgerald Kennedy. National Geographic reveals the true story behind the legend—a more complex, more intriguing tale than we were ever led to believe. Famed ocean explorer Dr. Robert Ballard will travel to the Solomon Islands to find the sunken wreck of Kennedy's boat, the PT-109. Through eyewitness accounts of survivors, local islanders and other PT crews on patrol that night, along with powerful footage from the war in the Pacific, we retell the remarkable story of JFK's heroic struggle to rally his crew and get them safely to shore and explore the controversies that have swirled around the boat's sinking.


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Inside World War II DVD
Inside World War II DVD
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Day by day. This is the story of last century’s bloodiest conflict.


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Benda Bilili DVD
Benda Bilili DVD
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The band, Staff Benda Bilili—in English, "look beyond"—is a group of street musicians composed of four paraplegics and three able-bodied men. The core of the group is four singer/guitarists polio, who use customized tricycles to get around: Ricky, the eldest and a co-founding member of the band; Coco, the band’s composer and co-founding member with Ricky; Junana, the member most disabled by polio, yet the official choreographer; and Coude, a bass player and soprano singer. Joining them is a young and entirely acoustic rhythm section, led by Roger, a teenage prodigy on the satongé, a one-string guitar he designed and built himself out of a tin can.


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Submarine I-52: Search for WWII Gold DVD Exclusive
Submarine I-52: Search for WWII Gold DVD Exclusive
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When it sank in the deep Atlantic during World War II, the Japanese submarine I-52 went to the bottom with over 100 lives… and cargo that included two tons of gold. Now, a military veteran-turned-adventurer bucks the odds on a long-shot mission to solve a tantalizing mystery more than 50 years old, as he embarks on a deep-see search for a lost submarine and its cargo of gold. Plunge three miles to the ocean floor, and explore the sub's twisted remains in an effort to locate the shipment of gold.


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Ultimate WW II Special Edition DVD Set
Ultimate WW II Special Edition DVD Set
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Untold Stories of WWII - What if Hitler had the A-bomb? Why did Japan's submarine sneak attack on Pearl Harbor fail? Could the Kamikazes have turned the tide of the war in the Pacific? Now, these and other compelling stories about the secret weapons, ruthless tactics, and remarkable heroism of World War II can be told.


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Nazi Secret Weapons DVD Exclusive
Nazi Secret Weapons DVD Exclusive
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Just prior to the end of World War II, the German military secretly undertook a massive push to design miracle weapons—colossal tanks, the world's first guided missiles, and high-speed jets that could attack New York. Now, nearly 60 years later, a team of experts examines the original blueprints to determine if these so-called "Wunderwaffen," or "wonder weapons," could have changed the outcome of the war.


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Pearl Harbor Legacy of Attack DVD
Pearl Harbor Legacy of Attack DVD
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National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Robert Ballard tackles one of the enduring mysteries of World War II—the role of a Japanese midget sub in the attack on Pearl Harbor. As he heads out to locate the sub's wreckage, Ballard is intrigued by the possibilities. Was the submarine Pearl Harbor's first casualty? Could it have escaped the U.S. destroyer that fired upon it? And, perhaps most critical, why didn't the sub's presence tip American forces to the approaching attack?

Ballard's quest is only part of the story. Survivors' accounts describe the attack in gripping, horrifying detail, and commentary by esteemed historian Stephen Ambrose sets Pearl Harbor into its historical context. Footage from a remotely operated submersible yields unprecedented glimpses of the U.S.S. Arizona, the downed battleship that still rests in the murky waters of Pearl Harbor.


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Ultimate World War II DVD Collection Deluxe Edition
Ultimate World War II DVD Collection Deluxe Edition
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Relive our nation's most heroic moments with The Ultimate World War II Collection: Deluxe Edition, a compelling anthology featuring six of National Geographic's critically acclaimed World War II documentary films. This definitive, collectible set explores the startling stories and dramatic battles of the world's greatest global conflict in over six hours of riveting drama.


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Inside Special Forces DVD
Inside Special Forces DVD
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With unprecedented access, National Geographic goes deep into the secret world of U.S. Special Operations and tells the story of this highly skilled, elite group of soldiers from the inside out. With roots traceable to the French and Indian War, the Special Forces military unit has evolved over several centuries to serve an integral role in the U.S. military campaign. Inside Special Forces follows these soldiers as they make their way from the training camp to the battlefield to face an unpredictable enemy in an unfamiliar land.


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Hitler's G.I. Death Camp DVD-R
Hitler's G.I. Death Camp DVD-R
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When Americans think of GI's and the Holocaust, they typically envision young soldiers liberating death camps. However in a place called Berga, American POW's worked and died as slave laborers in one of Hitler's most secretive concentration camps. This is their story.


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Dark Secrets of the Lusitania DVD-R
Dark Secrets of the Lusitania DVD-R
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When a German submarine sank passenger liner RMS Lusitania on May, 1915, it redefined the laws of conflict. The loss of the boat and 1,198 lives shocked the world. But was the U-boat’s torpedo the only thing that sank the Lusitania? Or was a second reported explosion caused by an illegal cargo of weapons? Dark Secrets of the Lusitania plunges below the waves on a new expedition to venture into the wreck in a bid to get to the bottom of this century-old war crime.With tense dives in high seas, lab research into explosive theories and the haunting recorded testimony of survivors, this revealing documentary follows the team as they deploy the latest submersible, diving and computer technology to battle the Atlantic, the weather and even the ship itself. As divers risk their lives exploring the ghostly wreck, will the Lusitania finally give up her secrets and will the wreck’s elderly owner finally learn the reason for her demise?


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Hitler's Secret Attack on America DVD-R
Hitler's Secret Attack on America DVD-R
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For the first time in history, National Geographic and a group of scientists search the ocean floor for a series of shipwrecks many Americans never heard about. Everyone knows that on December 7, 1941, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. But what most don’t know is just days later, Hitler sent his own force to devastate the East Coast. On December 19, the German Naval War Staff sent three U-boats to American waters. It was an assault so deadly, it was covered up by the U.S. government.


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Lost Treasures of Afghanistan DVD
Lost Treasures of Afghanistan DVD
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This film brings together different stories of heroism and bravery in war-torn Afghanistan.

Explore the Bamiyan Valley with archaeologist Dr. Tarzi as he digs for a long-forgotten monastery that houses the 1,000 foot Buddha in his ultimate quest to honor the Bamiyan people and their history. Also join Russian archaeologist Victor Sarianidi as he unveils and confirms whether gold treasures found underneath the Presidential palace were indeed the Bactrian Hoard treasure he helped discover and catalog two decades ago. And finally, listen to the different stories of brave Afghani artists and archivists as they recount how they went about protecting and preserving works of art and film archives from certain destruction by the Taliban.


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Diamonds of War - Africa's Blood Diamonds DVD
Diamonds of War - Africa's Blood Diamonds DVD
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They are symbols of affection widely thought to be as pure as love itself—and the vast majority are legal stones that are mined, exported and sold in the clear light of day. But for years, some diamonds have been sold illegally—with devastating results linking to war, blood and brutality. In the diamond-rich West African nation of Sierra Leone, rebels have used the precious gems to bankroll a violent ten-year insurrection, leaving a terrorized population and a ravaged landscape in its wake. Join National Geographic from Europe to Africa to uncover the truth about the dark side of the diamond trade.


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