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.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
After the Soviet blockade of West Berlin, British and American pilots delivered tons of food and fuel to the German city by airplane for nearly a year.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
Insurmountable odds. Unforgiving conditions. Unyielding courage.