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.
On June 6, 1944, Allied troops invaded Normandy, fighting to free Europe from Nazi occupation and end World War II.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
The Battle of the Bulge was the biggest and bloodiest single battle American soldiers ever fought.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.