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.
The decisions made by leaders and the escalation of bloodletting that finally ended World War II.
In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
With over a million already dead, heroic American soldiers and nurses served in the closing battles of World War I.
In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
From the Revolutionary War to Operation Desert Storm - newly discovered letters read by celebrity actors tell of courage, longing, and sacrifice.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.