General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
Ten years after American troops arrived in South Vietnam, communists seized Saigon in an attack that brought the war to a startling conclusion.
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.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
On June 6, 1944, Allied troops invaded Normandy, fighting to free Europe from Nazi occupation and end World War II.
With the clock ticking and the city under fire how many could be saved?
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.