In the News
Jack Masey, Whose Exhibits Showed American Culture to World, Dies at 91
New York Times Obituary of Jack Masey
Push Renewed to Award WWII Ghost Army Congressional Gold Medal
March 15, 2016 article on History.com about Gold Medal campaign
Congressional Gold Medal sought for WWII Ghost Army that duped Nazis
March 15, 2016 Fox News Web Article on Congressional Gold Medal Effort
Weapons of Mass Deception
Article by RIck Beyer in Works that Work,an international design magazine.
Rubber Tanks and Sonic Trucks: The Ghost Army of World War II
Detailed article about Ghost Army deception techniques.
Bradley Cooper options work by Lexington’s Rick Beyer
Item in the Boston Globe's "Names" column.
Entertainment Weekly: Bradley Cooper to Produce WWII Action Drama "Ghost Army"
"Bradley Cooper is heading back to war, aided by his cinematic band of brothers. The American Sniper actor will produce Warner Bros.’ upcoming Ghost Army, alongside Sniper producer Andrew Lazar and The Hangover director Todd Phillips."
New York Times Sunday Book Review
Steven Heller included The Ghost Army of World War II
in a round-up of visual books on May 31, 2015.
"An unusual history describes how the age-old skills of painting, drawing and making things helped win World War II, highlighting one surprising way art and artists have proved their value during times of crisis."
America in World War II Magazine Review
Review of The Ghost Army of World War II by Allyson Patton in June 2015 issue.
"well written, lively, and informative, a complete pleasure to read."
The Ghost Army Q&A
Q&A with Elizabeth Sayles on themorningnews.com
99% Invisible Podcast: A SHow of Force
Host Roman Mars and Producer Katie Mingle dive into the Ghost Army story on the 99% Invisible podcast. Interviews with Rick Beyer and Ghost Army veteran Jack Masey
World War II "Ghost Army" used decoy art to dupe the Nazis
CBS Evening News Story by correspondent Jim Axelrod.
The Military That Was Only for Show
New York Times review of THE GHOST ARMY by Neil Genzlinger.
"Rick Beyer's mesmerizing documentary"
San Francisco Chronicle writer David Wiegand's review of THE GHOST ARMY was syndicated across the country, seen hear in the Miami Herald.
Fascinating Film Details History of American Unit
New York Daily News Review by David Hinkley
"Tuesday's Top Pick"
TV Guide critic Matt Roush picked The Ghost Army as the "top pick" for the night it was on, and pulled no punches in his enthusiastic endorsement of the film.
TV Picks: 'North America,' 'Ghost Army,' 'Mad Men,' Mel Brooks
A review by Los Angeles Television Times critic Robert Lloyd.
The Ghost Army
A Wall Street Journal review by Dorothy Rabinowitz...you have to scroll past the Mel Brooks review
The Inflatable Tanks that Fooled Hitler
Atlantic.com article by Megan Garber
Pulling Back the Curtain
CBS This Morning segment, Saturday May 4, 2013
Imprint of a Phantom Army
A New York Times
review of the Ghost Army Art Exhibit Artists of Deception
at the Edward Hopper House Art Center in Nyack, NY. April 19, 2013.
Ghost Army of inflatable decoys helped WWII effort
Article in the Philadelphia Inquirer featuring Ghost Army Veteran Bernie Mason. April 29, 2013
Blass from the Past
New York Post article about the film, focusing on Bill Blass, April 16, 2013
The Ultimate in Performance Art
A review of the film on Tedflicks.com, January 31, 2013
"What sets The Ghost Army apart ... is the care, attention to detail,
and precise accounting of history which Beyer lavished on it."
Attack of the Ghost Army
An article I wrote for the May 2013 issue of America in WWII magazine about the film. They did a great job with photos and layout, and prominently promoting the PBS broadcast.
PBS to Air Ghost Army in May
Chronicle Interview Part 1
The first of two segments devoted to The Ghost Army that appeared on WCVB TV's "Chronicle" Program in December 2012. Each segment starts with a clip, and then a short interview with filmmaker Rick Beyer.
Interview on WBEZ Radio Chicago
February 22 Interview with Rick Kogan on WBEZ's "Afternoon Shift"
Chronicle Interview Part 2
The second of two segments devoted to The Ghost Army that appeared on WCVB TV's "Chronicle" Program in December 2012. Each segment starts with a clip, and then a short interview with filmmaker Rick Beyer.
Artists of Deception: Fooling the Enemy During WWII
A WBUR Radio story by Andrea Shea about the film and the unit that aired on June 6, 2012
Freddy Fox Goes to War
A March, 2012, article by Ghost Army filmmaker about the contributions of Fred Fox, Princeton '39, to the Ghost Army
An article in Newsweek Poland about the film and the story of the Ghost Army.
Second World War 'Ghost Army' helped Allies win war
May 2010 Article in the Daily Telegraph (UK) about the Ghost Army
This little-known unit's knack for deception was crucial to Allied success in World War Two.
Secret WWII Army Unit
An article about a special screening of the rough cut held at the Milwaukee VA hospital in honor of Ghost Army veteran Al Albrecht, who is hospitalized there battling cancer.