While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island, forcing residents to move away for more than 40 years.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
The decisions made by leaders and the escalation of bloodletting that finally ended World War II.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
On June 6, 1944, Allied troops invaded Normandy, fighting to free Europe from Nazi occupation and end World War II.
With over a million already dead, heroic American soldiers and nurses served in the closing battles of World War I.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.