Codes and Conspiracies
From a Manhattan townhouse America's top code breaker is tasked with deciphering telegrams Japanese representatives were sending back home during the critical Washington Armaments Conference of 1921.
America's First Code Breakers Decipher Japanese Telegrams in 1921
Torture and interrogation seem to go hand-in-hand, but during WWII the United States had a different approach at a top secret camp.
Top Secret Interrogations and Intelligence Gathering During WWII in Virginia
As World War II comes to an end, troves of gold stolen by the Nazis are uncovered.
A Trove of Plundered Nazi Gold is Discovered
At the beginning of the Civil War a well-connected Southern sympathizer based in Washington D.C. had ciphered messages about Union troop movements delivered to Confederate generals.
The Southern Sympathizer Who Shuttled Secret Ciphers to the South
Though the Pearl Harbor attack is remembered mostly for the aerial attack, beneath the waters Japanese submarines had their own plan of attack.
America Drew First Blood at Pearl Harbor
Recently declassified documents reveal that shortly after the start of World War II German agents stationed in Mexico were plotting to blow up the Hoover Dam in order to cripple southern California's aviation industry.
The Nazi Plot to Blow Up the Hoover Dam
Using references from the Bible and ancient cultures, best-selling author Erich von Daniken proposes that ancient astronauts visited Earth and influenced and advanced early human culture.
Far Out Theories About Ancient Aliens
In scenes that could be mistaken for having taken place in Nuremberg, leader of the German American Bund Fritz Kuhn delivers a hate-filled speech in the heart of Manhattan espousing Nazi values.
The Nazi Rally in Madison Square Garden
Operating in the shadows of the law, discover what role brothels played (besides the obvious) in the Old West and how they helped in the growth of the United States.
Brothels and Bandits and Blackmail
When two British soldiers investigate what they believe is a crashed aircraft in Rendlesham Forrest in England they have no explanation for what they witness and experience except for to say that it involved a UFO.
Britain's Roswell Incident is Hard to Discount
A government conspiracy to invalidate UFO reports in the news becomes drastically less effective with the dawn of the Internet. Even today the authenticity of footage is disputed. Judge for yourself.
Is This Footage of an Alien for Real?
In the right spots with the right guide you'll discover that there is a lot more to Alcatraz than meets the eye.
The Earliest Secrets of Alcatraz
An inmate in Alcatraz, Rufe Persful, breaks under the pressure of incarceration at the notorious prison that he does whatever he can to escape the island, including chopping off his own hand.
Alcatraz So Bad It Will Make You Chop Your Hand Off
An undercover DEA agent talks about his infiltration of the Bandidos motorcycle club, and how he went from a Prospect to a member while not knowing if he would be found out or not.
Infiltrating the Bandidos Biker Gang
In 1965, the attorney general of California releases an incendiary report that singled out the Hell's Angels as a danger to society, a reputation that continues to this day
The Lynch Report and What it Did to the Hell's Angels