During the winter of 1944-45, more than 500,000 troops were deployed in the Ardennes. An astonishing number -- 76,000 -- would be wounded or killed. The troops were young men -- some of them barely out of high school.
Freezing cold, frostbite, death -- these were everyday facts for the soldiers at the Bulge. Browse this gallery of photos from the Battle of the Bulge to see what it was like. (To see another side of life for American foot soldiers, look at our gallery of World War II cartoons by Bill Mauldin.)
With over a million already dead, heroic American soldiers and nurses served in the closing battles of World War I.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
In the early 1830s, Texas, ruled by Mexico, held 20,000 U.S. settlers and 4,000 Mexican Tejanos, forcing residents to pick sides.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
The decisions made by leaders and the escalation of bloodletting that finally ended World War II.