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Travel the world via historical sites that will occupy your mind, eyes, and body. From places frozen in the past like Chernobyl to those with history and present layered atop one another, you'll find new views here.

Two Civil War Soldiers Awarded Medal of Honor for Great Locomotive Chase

It was a daring mission, shrouded in secrecy, imperative for the Union's success.

The Long History of Toxic Cosmetics

From lead-based eyeliner to radium-infused lipstick.

Mavericks of the Sky: The Origins of the U.S. Air Mail Services

Delving into the sacrifices of early 20th-century pilots.

A Battle Entirely Airborne: The Battle of Britain

“Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.”

Free History Books to Download in July 2024

Explore classic nonfiction reads at no cost.

The Complex History of Sportswashing 

Are international sporting events designed to draw attention away from controversial issues facing the world?

8 Books About Art Mysteries and Cons

From missing masterpieces to famous forgeries, art crime has a long history.

Willie Mays’ Positive Legacy Lives On

The legendary baseball player passed away on June 18, 2024.

Catherine Parr Was King Henry VIII's Last Wife

She's the subject of a new historical film, Firebrand.

9 Inspiring Athletes

These individuals have enacted positive change both on and off the field.

What Happened at Stonewall?

How an unremarkable bar became a historic LGBTQ+ landmark.  

10 Chinese History Books for Western Readers

Brush up on your knowledge of the world's second-most populous nation.

20 Gripping, Must-Read Books About World War II

When it comes to World War II books, these are the ones that stand out.