I scream, you scream...
Two Communist superpowers traded shots over a tiny island in a clash with international implications
A Stonewall Brigade captain recounts the savage July 3, 1863, fight for Culp’s Hill at Gettysburg
'Flak began to come pretty soon … but the expression on the face of the kid from Cleveland who was piloting the plane did not change in the slightest degree'
Although cautioned about the Chinese habit of infiltrating the lines at nighttime, many within E Company did not heed the warning — except Red Cloud
The culinary icon's concoction was deemed "60% effective in deterring shark bites"
Americans trapped within Paris during the 1870–71 Franco-Prussian War witnessed chaos and compassion, revolt and an eventual return to republican ideals
The storied bomber got off to an inauspicious start at the hands of the British
A South Vietnamese soldier recounts his experiences facing his enemies during peace negotiations
What’s this striking art deco building doing in the middle of the nation’s most important Civil War battlefield?
Elizabeth Atwood profiles the Baltimore socialite who brought connections, language skills and subterfuge to bear as America's first female spy
Oft-called the 'the Graveyard of Empires,' the wild region now known as Afghanistan has foiled would-be conquerors for millennia