In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
On June 6, 1944, Allied troops invaded Normandy, fighting to free Europe from Nazi occupation and end World War II.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
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.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.