In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president, and his assassination by a deluded madman.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.
Two days in 1967 revealed a nation divided over a war that continues to haunt us.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.