These combatants of the ancient world still fascinate us today.
Bring military action home to your couch with these classic war films.
How would you have fared?
Tragically, one last American life was lost between the announcement of Japan's surrender and the signing of the document.
One resourceful soldier had a brilliant plan to escape approaching forces...
Approximately 9,000 balloons packed with explosives drifted toward American shores...
It was one of the bloodiest campaigns of the Vietnam War.