The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
The Battle of the Bulge was the biggest and bloodiest single battle American soldiers ever fought.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.