America's largest immigrant population introduced Teutonic traditions that seem homegrown to us now
Longacre takes a look at Custer and the unsung hero of Gettysburg, David McMurtrie Gregg
The storied bomber got off to an inauspicious start at the hands of the British
From Blurring Imperfections to Falsifying Reality: How Stalin Made the Truth Disappear Through “Photoshop”
Was Stalin the forefather of photoshop?
A South Vietnamese soldier recounts his experiences facing his enemies during peace negotiations
What’s this striking art deco building doing in the middle of the nation’s most important Civil War battlefield?
Elizabeth Atwood profiles the Baltimore socialite who brought connections, language skills and subterfuge to bear as America's first female spy
Oft-called the 'the Graveyard of Empires,' the wild region now known as Afghanistan has foiled would-be conquerors for millennia
The origins of the oft-used phrase have stumped internet sleuths and etymologists alike for decades
Captured by photographer Herman Schnipper, the USS Astoria endured the three-hour frenzy during the bloody fight for Okinawa
John Bachelder worked tirelessly to commemorate the July 1863 battle
When the United States entered World War I in 1917, Ernest Peixotto was eager to lend his hand to the effort
Two Italian doctors invent an imaginary disease that helped save thousands of Jews in occupied Nazi territory