The History Channel Presents
Only 30 years after gaining independence, the upstart United States found itself once again battling Great Britain. Pitted against the world's most powerful nation, victory seemed unlikely. But Andrew Jackson's brilliant leadership, a lone sniper, and one of the most lopsided victories in military history turned the tide of the war. The History Channel presents The War Of 1812 is the authoritative chronicle of one of America's most defining moments.
The War Of 1812 contains the following full-length programs on two DVDs:
First Invasion: The War Of 1812
President James Madison declares war on Great Britain, a decision that at first appears disastrous.
Save Our History: Star Spangled Banner
The history of the stars and stripes and the poem penned as a tribute.
The Battle Of New Orleans
General Andrew Jackson leads American to improbably victory.
Biography: Andrew Jackson - A Man For The People
BIOGRAPHY unveils the man behind the leader and follows his journey from General to President.
A revealing look at the battleships put to sea in the War of 1812.