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?
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
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.
Two days in 1967 revealed a nation divided over a war that continues to haunt us.
In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
In the early 1830s, Texas, ruled by Mexico, held 20,000 U.S. settlers and 4,000 Mexican Tejanos, forcing residents to pick sides.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
A minute-by-minute account, on both sides of the Pacific, leading up to the surprise attack on the U.S. fleet at Pearl Harbor.