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 on December 7, 1941, which brought America into World War II.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
On June 6, 1944, Allied troops invaded Normandy, fighting to free Europe from Nazi occupation and end World War II.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.
After notorious revolutionary leader Pancho Villa's raid on Columbus, New Mexico, General John Pershing and his 150,000 man cavalry set out to get Villa.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.