The first officially formed regiment of northern black soldiers who fought in the Civil War was formed after President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and consisted mostly of free men.
On June 6, 1944, Allied troops invaded Normandy, fighting to free Europe from Nazi occupation and end World War II.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.
In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.