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Miguel Ortiz, We Are the Mighty

Tun Tavern, Birthplace of the Marine Corps, to Be Rebuilt

While the original Tun Tavern no longer exists, plans to recreate it are underway.

This WWII Aviation Program Was More Expensive Than the Manhattan Project

This aviation program was 50% more expensive and just as important.

The Only Woman to Receive the Medal of Honor Is Getting Her Own Quarter

We'll be seeing Dr. Mary Edwards Walker on coinage in 2024.

Bagpipes Used to Be Classified as Weapons of War

These musical instruments weren't always considered harmless.

How American GIs Brought Spam to the World

The canned meat gained popularity during WWII and evolved into a cultural icon.

The Myth About Carrots and Good Eyesight Came From WWII Propaganda

The British were trying to disguise a superior new technology.

Before the BFG: Roald Dahl, Air Menace To Axis Forces

The children's author's macabre sense of humor and appreciation of darkness were likely sharpened by his combat history.

Meet the Japanese Diplomat Who Saved 6,000 Jewish People from the Holocaust

Chiune Sugihara is believed to have saved five times as many lives as his more famous counterpart, Oskar Schindler.

This Once-Enslaved Woman Disguised Herself as a Man to Enlist in the U.S. Army

Cathay Williams was inspired to join the U.S. Army during her time pressed into service in the Civil War.