An American Communist family flees to Moscow in the late 1920s to avoid imprisonment. In 1935 they return to America but can not bring their 5-year-old son.
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.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
The first officially formed regiment of northern black soldiers who fought in the Civil War.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
With over a million already dead, heroic American soldiers and nurses served in the closing battles of World War I.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.
In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.