After the stock market crashed in 1929, thousands suffered unemployment and poverty in the Great Depression.
In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
With over a million already dead, heroic American soldiers and nurses served in the closing battles of World War I.
From the Revolutionary War to Operation Desert Storm - newly discovered letters read by celebrity actors tell of courage, longing, and sacrifice.
A minute-by-minute account, on both sides of the Pacific, leading up to the surprise attack on the U.S. fleet at Pearl Harbor.
After the Soviet blockade of West Berlin, British and American pilots delivered tons of food and fuel to the German city by airplane for nearly a year.