During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
After notorious revolutionary leader Pancho Villa's raid on Columbus, New Mexico, General John Pershing and his 150,000 man cavalry set out to get Villa.
Winner, 2010 Peabody Award --- The 1968 My Lai massacre, its subsequent cover-up, and the soldiers who broke ranks to bring the atrocity to light.
An American Communist family that had fled to Moscow in the late 1920s, return to America in 1935 but can not bring their 5-year-old son.
Ten years after American troops arrived in South Vietnam, communists seized Saigon in an attack that brought the war to a startling conclusion.
In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
With over a million already dead, heroic American soldiers and nurses served in the closing battles of World War I.