The war waged by America's greatest generation is obscured by myth. Few remember that an American admiral played a pivotal role in showing Japan how to attack Pearl Harbor or that the German army was not the mechanized wonder it's reputed to be.
Much of what we know about America's secret societies is myth, not truth. The Freemasons have no evil agenda, the Mafia took root not in New York, but the South, and Harvard's Skull and Bones does not control a sinister shadow government.
July 1863: An elite band of Yankee Sharpshooters must stop Robert E. Lee’s Alabamian shock troops from flanking the Union line and winning the battle of Gettysburg and perhaps the entire Civil War.
How British archaeologist Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Egyptian king, Tutankhamun.
The cryptic prophecies of Nostradamus have predicted some of the most dramatic and tragic events in history with chilling accuracy. There are many among his followers who say that he was not sealing us to this fate but warning us against it.
The Cold War might be long gone, but the nuclear threat has re-emerged. Meet nuclear preparedness enthusiasts as they dig their bunkers and stockpile supplies, determined to survive a threat that could become a global apocalypse.
The armies of the Third Reich invaded the USSR on June 22, 1941. Mobile commandos, the Einsatzgruppen, were following their advance to Stalingrad with the mission of eliminating all Jews on the conquered territories.
Faced with the advancing Soviet troops, Nazi Germany decides to have the bodies of death camp victims dug up and burned in graves.
We explore the hidden history and super science of the Swiss Army Knife, the Winglet and the English Saddle.
We explore the hidden history and super science of the flag, hovercraft and exercise equipment.
Few have ever heard about the ultra top-secret military base in the remote deserts of Utah known as Area 52. Reports of vanishing aircraft, and UFO's, have convinced investigators that our military knows more about alien visitation than they say.
For decades UFO research has been directed to the skies, but newly declassified documents, along with advances in technology are leading UFO researchers to believe that UFOs may also be inhabiting our oceans!
Could deathbed confessions provide real evidence of the existence of UFOs? The truth about alien contact is not limited to the military. In fact, many believe such secrets extend well into outer space on Mars!
The LA riots of 1992 shocked the nation. It was the most deadly civil unrest in American history. Over 3000 fires were set; over 50 people died; nearly a billion dollars in property damage. For six days in 1992, the world watched as LA burned.
The story of how Israeli secret service agents traveled to South America to assassinate Nazi war criminal Herbert Cukurs. Known as the Hangman of Riga, Cukurs was responsible for the deaths of over 30,000 Latvian Jews.
On April 19, 1993, FBI agents attacked a religious compound in Waco, Texas, occupied by a small obscure religious cult. 76 people, including 26 children, died. The repercussions of Waco are still being felt. What happened? How did it go so wrong?
Forbidden History tells true stories about great treasures, long-held conspiracies theories, ancient relics and lost civilizations. It gets to the very heart of what we think we know; it scrutinizes and considers, investigates and analyses.
Inside Secret Societies digs into the hidden side of organized crime, including hardcore gangs, fanatical religious groups, shady cults, esoteric societies and criminal fraternities – all of them seeking to gain control of our world.
America: Fact vs Fiction is a wake-up call about the surprising hidden facts behind the most familiar and beloved stories from our nation's and military's past, filling in the blanks, debunking occasional myths, and exploring why we sometimes get our own history slightly wrong.
Hosted by history buff and veteran high school teacher Joe Moniaci, What History Forgot tells famously forgotten tales that shaped some of America's greatest icons, scandals and disasters.