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?
In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
Two days in 1967 revealed a nation divided over a war that continues to haunt us.
In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
In the early 1830s, Texas, ruled by Mexico, held 20,000 U.S. settlers and 4,000 Mexican Tejanos, forcing residents to pick sides.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.
After notorious revolutionary leader Pancho Villa's raid on Columbus, New Mexico, General John Pershing and his 150,000 man cavalry set out to get Villa.
How do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?