The war left its mark on the renowned actor and transformed the 1946 film "It’s a Wonderful Life."
To the aviation world Sir Freddie Laker was truly a legend in his own time. A tycoon of working-class origins who built up his business empire from nothing, Laker makes the entrepreneurs on “Dragons’ Den” and “Shark Tank” seem like amateurs.
Intel analyst Ed Keith left his desk duties to take part in combat operations and was severely wounded
Gregory Michno pulls no punches in his assessment of traditional frontier heroes like Crockett and Boone
In 1777, a high-born wife takes her youngsters to North America to find her husband, a German officer fighting under British command. What could go wrong?
President George Washington happily agreed to Congress' request for a national day of thanksgiving in 1789. His opponents declared that he'd overstepped his constitutional bounds.
The Sage of Baltimore thought his countrymen's beliefs were worthy of a less-evolved species, and told them so
Micromanaging madman's meddling ruined baseball's best team