In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
Ten years after American troops arrived in South Vietnam, communists seized Saigon in an attack that brought the war to a startling conclusion.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.