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.
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.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.
An American Communist family that had fled to Moscow in the late 1920s, return to America in 1935 but can not bring their 5-year-old son.
The Battle of the Bulge was the biggest and bloodiest single battle American soldiers ever fought.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.