WWII Historian Kevin Hymel will appear on the latest episode of History’s Greatest Mysteries, a series hosted by actor Laurence Fishburne that appears on the History channel. “The Hunt for Stolen Nazi Treasure” will premier on Monday, April 24 at 9/8c, and will be available to stream the next day in the History app. History’s Greatest Mysteries examines the top theories surrounding the world’s most enigmatic unsolved mysteries.
As teased in the trailer, “Vast amounts of gold and currency are looted by the Nazis. Can it ever be found? A long lost diary uncovers a nazi double cross. This is like a pirate treasure map that’s going to lead him right to the gold.”
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About Historian Kevin Hymel
Kevin has been a popular historian with Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours for more than 15 years, and leads our In Patton’s Footsteps Tour as well as other WWII tours. He has appeared in numerous documentaries on History (formerly the History Channel) and American Heroes Channel. He was the Research Director for WWII History and Military Heritage magazines and has written numerous articles for each. His article “WAC Corporal Lena Derriecott and the 6888th Central Postal Battalion,” is being made into a movie by actor and director Tyler Perry.
Kevin is currently a Historian for the U.S. Army and lives in Arlington, Virginia. He is the author of Patton’s War: An American General’s Combat Leadership, Volume I, November 1942 -July 1944 and Patton’s Photographs: War as He Saw It. His second volume of Patton’s War is due out in May.
Kevin has also served as a historian at the U.S. Army Combat Studies Institute at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas.