Are you a glow-worm?
A new history of the Cuban Missile Crisis distills 60 years of official and secret narratives about the world's scariest moment
Coolidge received the Medal of Honor on June 18, 1945
Former ABC News correspondent John Martin recalls the search for Barbie, and how it helped expose an American wrongdoing.
Busted down in rank four times and perhaps the first soldier to receive a Purple Heart without being wounded, Sergeant John Shelby nonetheless proved himself on the battlefield
“Once you have had to lead a platoon into direct machine-gun fire,” Raymond Chandler would later write, “nothing is ever the same again.”
During 1943's Operation Husky, fire from ship and shore killed dozens of Americans—and provided the Allies with a costly lesson.
Feeling happy? Mad? Sad? The museum’s got a GIF for that
“That’s official. Make the date[line] Reims and get it out.”
On June 28, 1914, Gavrilo Princip, a Bosnian Serb nationalist, used an M1910 to shoot Archduke Franz Ferdinand