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.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
On June 6, 1944, Allied troops invaded Normandy, fighting to free Europe from Nazi occupation and end World War II.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
A minute-by-minute account, on both sides of the Pacific, leading up to the surprise attack on the U.S. fleet at Pearl Harbor.
The decisions made by leaders and the escalation of bloodletting that finally ended World War II.
The first officially formed regiment of northern black soldiers who fought in the Civil War.