Whether your holiday plans involve an inordinate number of Zooms or a carefully planned gathering, these history holiday presents won't be left in the dust.
In October 1943, 300 Jewish prisoners escaped the heavily guarded walls of the Sobibor extermination camp.
These documentaries provide insight into the political and daily realities of war.
On October 12, 1915, Cavell was executed for her part in helping over 200 Allied soldiers escape Belgium.
Evans was known for sharing groundbreaking stories.
Jeeps come by their rugged reputation honestly—after all, they were created to assist troops in WWII.
Oak Ridge, established in 1942, was a key production site of uranium during World War II that fed the labs in Los Alamos.
With personal accounts, Challenger: The Final Flight offers new insight into the Challenger disaster.
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These seven prisons were home to mobsters, assassins, and the dregs of history alike.
John Burns showed his commitment to the United States—and its union—until his final days.
The men who were the Harlem Hellfighters were brave, courageous, and true.
During a 1777 skirmish in Cooch’s Bridge, Delaware, General William Maxwell ordered the flag be raised.
Innovative design ensured the two worked together seamlessly.
Make your home office part of history.
During the Battle of Villers-Bocage, tanks went head-to-head.
The children's author's macabre sense of humor and appreciation of darkness were likely sharpened by his combat history.
On its 100th anniversary, we revisit the coalitions built in search of women's suffrage, and the struggles that continued after the passing of the suffrage amendment.
See the changes wrought by a single century.
Much of mainland Asia in the 1930s faced an unappealing choice: Western imperialism or Japanese imperialism.