Pick up where the textbooks leave off with HISTORY'S MYSTERIES and explore the stories, events, legends, and myths that have aroused curiosity, inspired wonder, and incited debate throughout the ages. From ancient history to modern subjects, this ground-breaking series investigates everything from conspiracy theories to unexplained incidents and folk legends to infamous police cases. In 1947, a strange object fell from the sky near Roswell, New Mexico, and the lives of many civilians and military personnel would never be the same again. Now, Roswell's secrets will be revealed. Voyage onto the seven seas to investigate the stories of supernatural phenomena that have proliferated around the ancient art of seafaring. Hear from the survivors of a 1944 Nazi Ghost Train bound for Germany that was thwarted by the Resistance. Visit one of the most mysterious spots on earth - Devil's Triangle - where an unusual number of unexplainable tragedies occur time and again. Are sea monsters figments of the imagination or living relics of prehistoric times? Learn the story of a search for thousand-year-old mummies of an obscure Andean culture in Peru who thrived between about 700 AD and 1500 AD and believed they possessed eternal life. HISTORY'S MYSTERIES delves beyond common assumptions and scrutinizes the hard evidence and testimony of experts to uncover the truth about those subjects that haunt people to this day.
HISTORY CLASSICS: HISTORY'S MYSTERIES contains 8 documentaries on 4 DVDs:
DISC 1: Roswell: Secrets Unveiled / Crop Circle Controversy
DISC 2: Ghost Ships / Nazi Ghost Train
DISC 3: The Devil's Triangle / Monsters of the Sea
DISC 4: America's Psychic Past / Cliff Mummies of the Andes