In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
The Battle of the Bulge was the biggest and bloodiest single battle American soldiers ever fought.
In the early 1830s, Texas, ruled by Mexico, held 20,000 U.S. settlers and 4,000 Mexican Tejanos, forcing residents to pick sides.
The first officially formed regiment of northern black soldiers who fought in the Civil War.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.