"Fascinating, detailed and oddly delightful"-LA Times
"Argo meets der Führer"-TV Guide
"Remarkable...fresh details and a compelling narrative"-New York TImes
"Mesmerizing"-San Francisco Chronicle
"Riveting, fascinating...unbelievable...this film is an astonishment."-Rick Kogan, WBEZ Radio, Chicago
"Eye-opening and entertaining...don't miss it."
-World War II Magazine
"A World War II combat movie...taken over by a Looney Tunes cartoon."-The Boston Globe
In June 1944, a secret U.S. Army unit went into action in Normandy. The weapons they deployed were decidedly unusual: hundreds of inflatable tanks and a one-of-a-kind collection of sound effects records. Their mission was to use bluff, deception, and trickery to save lives. Many were artists, some of who would become famous, including a budding fashion designer named Bill Blass. They painted and sketched their way across Europe, creating a unique visual record of their journey. The story of what these men accomplished was hushed up by the Pentagon for more than forty years.
After seven years of effort, and interviews with more than 20 veterans, the documentary that tells their story is coming to PBS on May 21 at 8 PM. Many PBS Stations are re-airing the film in the coming days. Click here to find an air date/tme on your local .
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