In the 1930s trigger-happy gangsters prompted America to impose controls on firearms
A pistol and information from a shady gunsmith helped police locate the notorious criminal who killed a federal agent the evening of April 22, 1934
"Wir von der Luftwaffe" ("We of the Luftwaffe") is filled with photos and autograph pages so owners could revisit their flying days with the Wehrmacht.
The Hiroshima Panels by Iri and Toshi Maruki were the earliest artworks to portray human suffering in the wake of the atomic bomb.
'One of the best-known images of the Vietnam War shows something other than what almost everyone thinks it does'
A Southern writer’s diary presents a vivid picture of life on the home front
Author Jia Lynn Yang reexamines the immigration debate and how it still centers on 'Americanness' and ethnicity
Soldiers of the 1st Cavalry were ambushed by the North Vietnamese after returning to the Ia Drang Valley
The all-Black unit spent 191 days in continuous combat, more than any other American unit of its size
A look at the war in Afghanistan in pictures as the bulk of forces fighting America’s longest war are to be withdrawn by Sept. 11, 2021—the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks
Scientist Matthew Maury modernized navigation techniques but his racist politics have made him a pariah