World War 2 S4, E1: 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.
American history textbooks are filled with anecdotes surrounding our country’s past and accepted traditions. But which of these are true and which are simply white lies? AMERICA: FACTS VS. FICTION examines the past from a fresh perspective—revealing that it’s very different and far more remarkable—than we ever thought.