We are excited to announce historian Rick Beyer’s upcoming webinar on the Ghost Army, the top secret 23rd Headquarters Special Troops of WWII. (Photo: dummy Sherman tank used by the Ghost Army in WWII).
Webinar: The Ghost Army: Holding Patton’s Line with Inflatable Tanks
When is it: Wednesday, January 31st at 12:00pm ET
Time investment: 30 minutes, plus Q&A
Who should attend: Anyone interested in WWII history, military deception, or the creative use of art and illusion in war
What you will learn: You’ll learn about the secret war fought by The Ghost Army, and how this top secret deception unit used inflatable tanks, sound effects and creative trickery to hold a dangerous spot in Patton’s line in September 1944. You’ll also get to explore some of the places we visit on The Ghost Army/Secret War Tour, where we trace the path of this remarkable unsung unit across the battlefields of Europe.