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Lords of War

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Weapon docuseries mixes history and salesmanship.

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Lords of War offers a combination of background and mechanical information about the wide variety of weapons and military machinery used throughout history. It also highlights the kinds of things that give these collectibles their value today, as well as the process by which items are authenticated.

There's a bit of drama, thanks to the slow-motion close-ups of the weapons and the damage they cause when used during a demonstration and/or test run. The bidding process during auction also adds a little tension. Nonetheless, there's definitely something to be learned here, even if you don't find these kinds of collectibles inspiring.

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