In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
From the Revolutionary War to Operation Desert Storm - newly discovered letters read by celebrity actors tell of courage, longing, and sacrifice.
With over a million already dead, heroic American soldiers and nurses served in the closing battles of World War I.
The first officially formed regiment of northern black soldiers who fought in the Civil War.
A minute-by-minute account, on both sides of the Pacific, leading up to the surprise attack on the U.S. fleet at Pearl Harbor.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
Ten years after American troops arrived in South Vietnam, communists seized Saigon in an attack that brought the war to a startling conclusion.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.