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A Soldier’s Story: 12 War Books Told by Those Who Were There

We’re honoring America’s heroes with books that reveal what it's like to be in war.

By Sarah Mangiola

Battle of Ia Drang: The United States Army’s Brutal Entry into the Vietnam War

The 1965 battle marked the first major conflict between the United States Army and the North Vietnamese Army during the Vietnam War.

By Sarah Mangiola

Why This Civil War Vet Marched Across England With the U.S. Flag

Gilbert Bates toured the South and England on foot in Union uniform, flag in hand.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

19 Essential Civil War Books

Explore the history of America's deadliest conflict with gripping fiction and nonfiction.

By Shannon Raphael & Kelsey McConnell

Black Tuesday: 1929's Stock Market Crash Signaled the Great Depression's Start

The Day the Bubble Burst examines one of the greatest financial disasters—the 1929 stock market crash—through the eyes of those involved.

By Olivia Mason

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