THE GHOST ARMY PREMIERES ON TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013 AT 8:00 PM ET ON PBS New Documentary Reveals the Amazing Story of the Secret WWII Unit That Duped Hitler’s Army — With Rubber Tanks, Sound Effects and Multimedia Illusions War, deception and art come together in Rick Beyer’s new award winning documentary The Ghost Army.
This astonishing true story of American G.I.s — many of whom would go on to have illustrious careers in art, design and fashion —who tricked the enemy with rubber tanks, sound effects, and carefully crafted illusions during the Second World War. A remarkable story of a top-secret mission that was at once absurd, deadly and amazingly effective, The Ghost Army premieres on Tuesday, An inflatable tank designed to fool German soldiers. May 21, 2013, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET on PBS.
“Argo meets Der Fuher” -TV Guide
Rick Beyer is a best-selling author, an award winning documentary producer, with films for The History Channel, National Geographic and the Smithsonian Institution. With a take on history that is both humorous and illuminating, he has appeared on CNN, The Discovery Channel, NPR and Fox News.
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