In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.
In the early 1830s, Texas, ruled by Mexico, held 20,000 U.S. settlers and 4,000 Mexican Tejanos, forcing residents to pick sides.
In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
On June 6, 1944, Allied troops invaded Normandy, fighting to free Europe from Nazi occupation and end World War II.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.