During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
Were you there for the storming of Normandy beach? The Bombing of Germany? The Victory in the Pacific? Or perhaps your friends and relatives have passed on stories of their own World War II experiences that you would like to share.
What are Your WWII Stories?
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
The first officially formed regiment of northern black soldiers who fought in the Civil War.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
In September 1970, militants from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijacked five commercial airplanes.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.