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.
Wyatt and brothers had Western connections galore in California and elsewhere after their Tombstone days
When downed fighter pilot Victor Vizcarra parachuted into North Vietnam, a helicopter rescue team had to find him before the enemy did
In the 1930s trigger-happy gangsters prompted America to impose controls on firearms
An Army officer had the surprise of his life in Vietnam when he found himself having breakfast with members of the Miss America USO show
As 1941's Operation Barbarossa progressed, residents of the Soviet capital fled—or stayed behind to fight.