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Japan's Attempt to Recreate Pearl Harbor Failed at the Battle of Midway

December 7 may be a date which will live in infamy, but in June 1942, the tides turned.

By Catherine Phelan

The Romanov Family Beyond the Royal Tragedy: 7 Facts You May Not Know

The Romanovs' historical relevance goes far beyond a midnight execution.

By Catherine Phelan

18 World War II Movies Every History Buff Should Watch

Some of our best films draw inspiration from the global conflict.

By Dave Adams

8 Essential Texts About Napoleon Bonaparte and the Napoleonic Wars

Dive into some of history's greatest battles and the life of one its most famous generals.

By Olivia Mason

A Sixth Grade History Project Exonerated the Captain of the USS Indianapolis

Court-martialed after the sinking of the cruiser, Captain McVay's innocence was proven by Hunter Scott in 1996.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

13 Remarkable Books About the Great Depression

Fascinating stories of courage, corruption, and change emerged from the darkest period of the 20th century.

By Orrin Grey & Olivia Mason

10 Civil War Battles That Shaped America's Bloodiest Conflict

From 1861 to 1865, these battles determined the fate of the United States.

By Robert Walsh

How The Allies Used Math To Save Bomber Crews During WWII

One Austrian Jew saved untold planes and crew members with his survivorship bias theory.

By Alex Hollings, We Are the Mighty

26 Biographies of Remarkable Women That You Need to Read

These fascinating biographies deserve a spot on your must-read list.

By Audrey Webster & Catherine Phelan

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