Find out the truth behind accusations that the Air Force recovered a flying saucer from outer space in the desert of New Mexico in 1947. Was this the greatest cover-up, or one of the greatest hoaxes in history?
After 40 years, the assassination of President Kennedy remains unsolved. Government investigations have provided the American public with few answers. Dramatic demonstrations of the events in Dealey Plaza shed new light on the web of conspiracy theories.
Every American knows that the Japanese launched a surprise attack against the United States on December 7, 1941. What most Americans don't know, however, is the real story: that an American Navy vessel actually fired the first shot that morning...
Everybody has heard the story of how Mrs. O'Leary's cow kicked over the lantern that started the Great Chicago Fire, the worst fire in urban history. Explore the evidence that puts this story to the test as experts recreate the three-day devastation.
On July 20, 1944, members of Hitler's General Staff detonated a bomb designed to kill their leader and his henchman. The bombing was to lead to the overthrow of Nazi Germany and an early end to the war. Find out why this famous coup failed.
After World War II almost 30,000 war criminals escaped from Europe. Was Mengele part of a Fourth Reich dedicated to evil plots to restore Nazi power? The truth is that Mengele, like many ex-Nazis, led a pathetic hunted animal existence after the war.
The suicide truck bombing of US Marine Forces in Lebanon, in 1983, ushered in a new era of warfare and a new weapon. It was the precursor to the shocking terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Study the Beirut bombing as a microcosm of a current trend.
Explore the stealthy, deadly skills of the Ninja, the mysterious elite fighting force of old world Japan. Experts unravel the myths surrounding these legendary fighters and lift the veil on the artistic, spiritual and secretive facets of their society.
A Hollywood screenwriter couldn't have better scripted D.B. Cooper's parachuted jump strapped with a stolen $200,000 from Northwest Airlines 727 in 1971. With sophisticated forensic techniques, new light is shed on this dark night of a criminal vanisher.