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  • Mastermind of Dunkirk

    In 1940 more than 300,000 Allied soldiers were trapped on the French coastline. Bertram Ramsay got them out. At 7:30 a.m. on May 15, 1940, British prime minister Winston Churchill...

  • Experience | The Insurgent

    In 1991, after years of fighting, Ukraine finally gained independence from the Soviet Union. So did Dmytro Verholjak. My name is Dmytro Verholjak, and I was born in Manyava, in...

  • Interview with Frank J. Williams: Lincoln Lodestar

    Frank Williams grew up in Cranston, R.I., and rose to serve as chief justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court. He de-stresses by baking, cooking, and writing, but his most...

  • The Voice of Experience

    There were higher-scoring fighter aces and other hotshot test pilots, but nobody did both quite like Chuck Yeager. Few, if any, individuals are as well-known in the annals...

  • Valor | The Fighting Parson

    The Rev. James Adams is the only clergyman and the last of just five civilians to have received the Victoria Cross—Britain’s highest award for gallantry in the face of the...

  • From The Crossroads: As Good As Gould

    During the East Woods fighting early in the Battle of Antietam, the 10th Maine Infantry found itself hotly engaged with Confederates concealed within the woods. Looking to his...

  • Classic Dispatches | Torpedoed!

    In 1915 Egan made headlines all over the world when she survived a deadly submarine attack on the British passenger ship Barulos. She wrote about the experience for the Saturday...

  • Unknown | Lost Leader

    Oliver Law fought racism at home and fascism abroad...