This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
The story of the dramatic post-World War II tribunal that brought Nazi leaders to justice and defines trial procedure for state criminals to this day.
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 summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.