In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union. The plane had provided a high-tech peek behind the Iron Curtain during the Cold War.
In the early 1830s, Texas, ruled by Mexico, held 20,000 U.S. settlers and 4,000 Mexican Tejanos, forcing residents to pick sides.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
With over a million already dead, heroic American soldiers and nurses served in the closing battles of World War I.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
The first officially formed regiment of northern black soldiers who fought in the Civil War.
With the clock ticking and the city under fire how many could be saved?