In his memoir, excerpted in LIFE magazine in January 1971, Khrushchev writes that the 1962 crisis was a “triumph of Soviet foreign policy and a personal triumph"
His wounds, severe enough to send him home, were listed in unit paperwork. But in the blur of wartime bureaucracy, they were lost
House Homeland Security Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), cited the Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871 to pursue legal action aimed at those who participated in the January 6 attack on the Capitol
Once you see Joe DiMaggio holding a pineapple, you can never unsee it
After Decades-Long Delay, One of the First Black Special Forces Officers May Be Awarded Medal of Honor
The Army “somehow lost the nomination.” Twice.
The Luftwaffe met their match with the teenage Hazel Hill
Floyd Gibbons made history when his dispatch got past the wartime censor
It’s the celebrity gossip military historians didn’t know they needed — until now.
Honoring Anna Mae Robertson and the ‘Six Triple Eight,’ WWII’s First and Only All-Black Female Battalion
With the motto, 'no mail, low morale,' the battalion tackled a two-year backlog of mail in 1945
"You've inspired the whole nation, and I know we are all wishing you a full recovery" tweeted Prime Minister Boris Johnson
The Japanese diplomat is credited with saving the lives of as many as 6,000 Jewish men, women, and children prior to 1941
Fierce combat waged against ISIS fighters hellbent on savage dominion was ravaging Syria in 2014 when a revolution unlike any other — and one unknown to much of the world — began turning the tide of the conflict.