In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
With the clock ticking and the city under fire how many could be saved?
The Battle of the Bulge was the biggest and bloodiest single battle American soldiers ever fought.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.