Although we know Robert E. Lee as a central character in America's defining national trauma, the Civil War, many do not know the full character that was Lee. Through these images, we see a very human Lee, from the young boy coping with the abandonment of an admired but disgraced father, to the infirm and short-tempered general who carried the weight of Confederate hopes on his shoulders.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
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.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
The Battle of the Bulge was the biggest and bloodiest single battle American soldiers ever fought.