"I get a lot of mail from servicemen who have lost an arm or a leg. I don’t know what to tell them, but I try to answer all their letters"
No general experienced a greater turnaround in nicknames than Robert E. Lee
This book details the U.S. Air Force/CIA program recruiting young airmen from Laos’ Hmong mountain tribes to fly dangerous missions against communist forces
Blake Bailey demonstrates that it's not always prudent to get the last word, even from the grave
After becoming the first to fly across the Caribbean Sea, Paul Redfern vanished in the Amazon jungle, spawning a dozen search expeditions and an unsolved mystery.
‘White House Designer and Builder James Hoban’ Celebrates the Son of Eire Who Built America’s Most Famous House
A Kilkenny farmer's son executed America's most revered neoclassical building and rebuilt it after British invasion
Mary Todd Lincoln's closest confidante was a seamstress born in slavery