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.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.
President Woodrow Wilson lead America during World War I, created the Federal Reserve, and helped create the League of Nations. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.