Even in death legendary Westerners were dogged by a sordid collection of grave robbers, relic hunters, politicians and lawyers
Physicist Reginald V. Jones (also known as R.V. Jones) was instrumental in foiling the Luftwaffe's sophisticated radio navigation system.
Why exactly was Robert E. Lee so opposed to sending help to Mississippi in 1863?
A former expert with the M60 machine gun shares his experiences wielding the fearsome weapon in Vietnam
Judy the English Pointer received Britain’s Dickin Medal for animals after gaining renown as one of the war's most heroic sidekicks.
Learn more about Baltimore's Civil War past, when Southern sympathizers attacked Union troops in April 1861—the war’s first blood drawn in action
Bill Livingstone can still vividly recall his time as a POW after his one and only mission with the 95th Bomb Group ended in disaster.
During World War II the Finnish variant of the U.S.-built Brewster Buffalo proved more than a match for top Soviet, German and British fighters
It took tens of thousands of lives and weeks of fighting through the bedeviling Norman hedgerows to capture what remained of the ‘Capital of Ruins’
A U.S. Navy nurse who survived the Brinks Hotel bombing in 1964 shares her story of suffering, resilience and an unprecedented Purple Heart
Until the 19th century, ice fit for human consumption was scarce, hacked and sawn by hand, and available only locally in limited, highly prized quantities
Relations between top Army and Marine commanders became testy in early 1968 as generals with clashing views attacked not only the enemy but also each other
The RTF was a service with a double life—flying on behalf of the Japanese, while also working against Japan as a secret collaborator of the OSS.