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.
In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
With the clock ticking and the city under fire how many could be saved?
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.