A Missing Tuskegee Airman's Remains Were Identified After 74 Years

    Captain Lawrence Dickson was just 24 when his red-tailed P-51 Mustang fighter was downed in 1944. 

    by Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

    The Earliest-Born American to Be Photographed Is Also a Veteran

    In 1852, at age 103, Revolutionary War veteran Conrad Heyer sat down to have his picture taken. 

    by Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

    George Washington Was Nearly Impossible to Kill

    Diseases, brutal weather, and enemy fire all failed to take him down.

    by Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

    That Time a WWII Bomber Pilot Climbed Onto the Wing Mid-Flight to Save His Crew

    His crew tied a rope around his chest and he made his way onto the wing to extinguish the blaze.

    by Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

    Moe Berg: The Boston Red Sox Catcher Who May Have Changed the Course of World War II

    The third-string catcher secretly served as a spy for American intelligence during WWII...

    by Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

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