In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
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.
With over a million already dead, heroic American soldiers and nurses served in the closing battles of World War I.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.