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.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
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.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
From the Revolutionary War to Operation Desert Storm - newly discovered letters read by celebrity actors tell of courage, longing, and sacrifice.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.
After notorious revolutionary leader Pancho Villa's raid on Columbus, New Mexico, General John Pershing and his 150,000 man cavalry set out to get Villa.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.