From the Civil War, to Vietnam, to World War II, and more contemporary conflicts, soldiers have been writing home from the front lines for centuries. Has anyone ever written to you from the battlefield? Do you have any war letters or stories about wartime correspondence to share with AMERICAN EXPERIENCE?
How do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
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.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
In the early 1830s, Texas, ruled by Mexico, held 20,000 U.S. settlers and 4,000 Mexican Tejanos, forcing residents to pick sides.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.