All the pieces fell into place for this rare historical event.
The fiery attack nearly burned the town to the ground—and stoked the flames of American rebellion.
His heroic act silenced seven enemy machine guns and captured 25 German troops.
Seeger's prophetic verse was published posthumously, after he fell at the Battle of the Somme.
They called it the "Battle of L.A." There was just one problem—the City of Angels wasn't under attack.
The life of a Civil War regimental band member wasn't all treble clefs and drumsticks.
The past echoes through the present...
The world watched with bated breath. Could this be the spark that set off WWIII?
They needed an escape plan, and Arnold possessed one.
They launched their attacks under cover of darkness, equipped only with empty rifles, bayonets, and grenades.
In 1960, a U-2 spy plane captured images of a massive and mysterious antenna in Soviet Russia...
The best planes for the job were bombers—aircraft that German artillery units fired upon at every opportunity.
He theorized that the Earth was hollow and "stocked with thrifty vegetables and animals if not men."
Hollywood spy films have nothing on these real-life assassination plots.
The Germans believed their castle prison was inescapable—they were wrong.