Bird of War, Lincoln Oath and War Spoils of a Peace Chief
We investigate WWII era patches with an evocative symbol of a bird dropping a bomb.
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- Bill of Sale, Cobb Powder Horn and the Star Spangled Banner Eduardo investigates the story behind a Bill of Sale for a 17-year old “negro girl".
- Titanic Picture Frame, Woolworth Signs, Nazi Spy Toys Was this picture frame crafted from wood from the Titanic, the Lusitania, or neither?
- Dylan Goes Electric, Beatles Autograph & Frank Zappa Collage An all rock-and-roll episode featuring stories on Bob Dylan, The Beatles and Frank Zappa.
- Book of Rogues, Empire State Crash & a Forbidden Pinup Country star Clint Black is floored by what he learns about his book of wanted posters.
- Civil War Derringers, KKK Records & Motown’s Bottom Line In this episode, Wes tracks down the original owner of a pair of Civil War pistols.
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- Web Extra: Frank Zappa Watch this clip to see examples of Frank Zappa's artwork.
- Web Extra: Rusty Richards Exclusive for History Detectives. Rusty Richards performs 'So You Want to be a Cowboy'.
- Preview: Vietnamese soldier’s diary, bootlegger’s notebook Premieres Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
- Preview: Civil War pistols, K.K.K records Airs Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
- Web Extra: Hollywood Sign Construction Watch archive footage of the Hollywood sign being constructed.
- Behind The Detectives: Elyse History Detectives host, Elyse Luray talks about her collectables.