Film premiere date April 26, 2010
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
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.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
The story of the dramatic post-World War II tribunal that brought Nazi leaders to justice and defines trial procedure for state criminals to this day.