With over a million already dead, heroic American soldiers and nurses served in the closing battles of World War I. New mechanized weapons led to the bloodiest war of the 20th century.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
From the Revolutionary War to Operation Desert Storm - newly discovered letters read by celebrity actors tell of courage, longing, and sacrifice.
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.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.