The Great Depression made a laughing stock of 'Great Engineer' Herbert Hoover's faith in efficiency
In his memoir, excerpted in LIFE magazine in January 1971, Khrushchev writes that the 1962 crisis was a “triumph of Soviet foreign policy and a personal triumph"
André flew combat medevac missions in northwest Vietnam, rescuing wounded soldiers, and even parachuted into the field to treat severe casualties
A daring Russian fighter pilot faced perils from friend and foe when he decided to escape a concentration camp in a German Heinkel 111 bomber.
The Japanese diplomat is credited with saving the lives of as many as 6,000 Jewish men, women, and children prior to 1941
Survivor of father's alcohol abuse commits his life to empowering women—and dumping demon rum