Find out about "The Ghost Army" on Tuesday, May 21st at 7 pm

May 13, 2013

War, deception and art come together in this astonishing true story of American G.I.s who tricked the enemy with rubber tanks, sound effects and carefully crafted illusions during WWII. This remarkable tale of a top-secret mission that was at once absurd, deadly and amazingly effective is told through the stories of the veterans, many of whom — like Bill Blass and Ellsworth Kelly — would go on to have illustrious careers in art, design and fashion.

"The Ghost Army" airs on Tuesday, May 21st at 7:00 p.m. on channel 3 and 3-1.

Inflatable L-5 observation plane. These were used to set up dummy airfields, enabling the Ghost Army to simulate an Army division’s air observation component.