When America flexed its imperial muscles in the South Pacific, a literal typhoon got in the way
Historian Helen Fry's book takes readers behind the scenes (and walls) of one of World War II's most secretive intelligence operations
The American commander was pressured to hang a Redcoat officer in retaliation for a patriot's murder
Iran will build a bomb when it's ready, despite treaty restrictions
The Navy was considered a place of political independence—but that didn't keep Nazi ideologues and spies from joining its ranks
After a slow start, Washington's spymasters used mathematics, chemistry, and sneakiness to turn the tide against the British
Frank Meyer combed Asia for unknown fruits and crops that proved valuable to U.S. agriculture
At a time when the basic elements of aircraft design were still being sorted out, this forgotten airplane sported a different sort of wing.