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Explore the lost chapters of the past, from thrilling war stories and enduring mysteries to captivating encounters with historical figures.

9 Little-Known Facts About the History of Memorial Day

Trace the history of America's national day of remembrance. 

by Catherine Phelan

This Was the Unluckiest U-Boat of World War II

Not only could the U-505 not sink other boats, its crew couldn't even sink the submarine themselves.

by Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

5 Fascinating Times Supreme Court Cases Were Overturned

Supreme Court justices have always had their work cut out for them.

by Xavier Piedra

A Veteran Soldier Perfected The Ultimate Bank Robbery

Turns out discipline and intense planning lend themselves equally well to army life and grand larceny.

by Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

Anna Jarvis and the Surprising History of Mother’s Day 

There’s more to the loving holiday than meets the eye.  

by Matthew Thompson

The Loach Was One of the Riskiest Helicopter Assignments in Vietnam

This tiny scout helicopter, made of plexiglass and metal, was part of a key "hunter-killer" team.

by Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

6 Revolutionary War Veterans Survived Long Enough To Be Photographed

These six soldiers were part of an 1863 project to speak to remaining Revolutionary War veterans.

by Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

5 Differences Between Army and Marine Corps Infantry

Rediscover the specialities of the Army and the Marine Corps.

by Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

7 Facts About Black Women Who Shaped History

In celebration of Black Women's History Month, discover another side of iconic black women.

by Hezra Martinez

This Infantryman Posthumously Received the Medal of Honor

Army Staff Sgt. Travis W. Atkins made the ultimate sacrifice to save his fellow troops. 

by Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

How General Patton's Granddaughter Is Honoring His Legacy

More than 70 years after his death, the great general's legacy lives on.

by Eric Milzarski, We Are the Mighty

8 Little-Known Women's History Month Facts

In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re celebrating those who made great strides in the name of equality.

by MacKenzie Stuart

Scientific Analysis Reveals the 10 Best Generals of All Time

What happens when you apply baseball's sabermetrics to history's greatest generals? Read this list to find out. 

by Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

The Man Who Took 42 Nazis Captive With A Longsword

He didn't get the nickname "Mad Jack" Churchill for nothing. 

by Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

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