A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The decisions made by leaders and the escalation of bloodletting that finally ended World War II.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
Ten years after American troops arrived in South Vietnam, communists seized Saigon in an attack that brought the war to a startling conclusion.
The first officially formed regiment of northern black soldiers who fought in the Civil War.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.