By sacrificing the 1st and 11th Corps, the doomed Union general gave Meade the edge he needed in July 2-3 fighting
Richard Munson recounts the life of this idiosyncratic genius inventor whose pioneering work transformed the twentieth century.
In 1897 three Swedish aeronauts set out for the North Pole in a balloon, only to disappear in the vast Arctic. Their fate would remain a mystery for 33 years
Then, as now, politicians pounced on rich rivals. Most candidates pretended to be self-made
The colonel headed a clandestine operations program that required brute force, innovation, and a strange-looking submarine.
Before Leo Fender and Les Paul were names on headstocks, they were tinkerers who produced the most influential musical instruments of the twentieth century
The Rommel biography focuses more on the general's North Africa adventures than on fresh scholarship.
The music-making duo helped redefine theater and the American Broadway musical
The record for combat decorations in Vietnam
Author Joanne B. Freeman recounts how Southern Democrats’ attacks on critics of slavery spilled from the Capitol building onto streets and dueling grounds