Small force of Navy ships battled Confederate guns to keep the Potomac open for traffic
It was the first precision-guided weapon to be deployed in combat and the first to sink a ship in combat.
Through the ages soldiers have had to stomach all kinds of food that can only be described as awful. Here’s a sampling.
Iowa POWs walk nearly 300 miles in their bid to make it back to Union lines
On July 28, 1932, WWI veterans hit by the Depression stormed Washington to collect bonuses promised to them after Congress delayed their disbursement
In 1953, an armed revolt led by Fidel Castro's revolutionary 26th of July Movement and its allies replaced Cuba's military dictatorship with a Communist one