The Douglas AD Skyraider wasn't pretty, but its pilots and maintenance crews dubbed it the Able Dog because of its handling and dependability. Some still regard it as "the best airplane ever made for close-in attack."
Disillusioned Private Robert Beckwith longed for home and warned a friend not to enlist. He would die at 2nd Bull Run
First blood of the American Revolution was shed April 19, 1775, when the British marched out of Boston to challenge rebel militia
McClellan's and Lee's armies fought three battles in one day to gain control passes east of Sharpsburg
In 1866, Fenian republican rebels invaded Canada—from the United States
Iowa POWs walk nearly 300 miles in their bid to make it back to Union lines
Nazi-hating Sergeant Joe Beyrle served in both the U.S. Army and Soviet Red Army during World War II