In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
From the Revolutionary War to Operation Desert Storm - newly discovered letters read by celebrity actors tell of courage, longing, and sacrifice.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
With over a million already dead, heroic American soldiers and nurses served in the closing battles of World War I.
On June 6, 1944, Allied troops invaded Normandy, fighting to free Europe from Nazi occupation and end World War II.