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?
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The decisions made by leaders and the escalation of bloodletting that finally ended World War II.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
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General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.