After the stock market crashed in 1929, thousands suffered unemployment and poverty in the Great Depression.
In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.