Ten years after American troops arrived in South Vietnam, communists seized Saigon in an attack that brought the war to a startling conclusion.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.
The Battle of the Bulge was the biggest and bloodiest single battle American soldiers ever fought.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
After the Soviet blockade of West Berlin, British and American pilots delivered tons of food and fuel to the German city by airplane for nearly a year.
Insurmountable odds. Unforgiving conditions. Unyielding courage.