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Meet the Mercy Dogs of World War I

Support dogs have a long-standing history that might surprise you.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

10 Civil War Battles That Shaped America's Bloodiest Conflict

From 1861 to 1865, these battles determined the fate of the United States.

By Robert Walsh

How The Allies Used Math To Save Bomber Crews During WWII

One Austrian Jew saved untold planes and crew members with his survivorship bias theory.

By Alex Hollings, We Are the Mighty

This Is What It Was Like To Be Marooned In The Age Of Sail

Alexander Selkirk was left ashore an uninhabited island by his captain.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

Watch An Interview With The Last Surviving Witness To The Lincoln Assassination

In 1956, one man reminisced about his experience in the Ford's Theater at age five.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

The Wild West's Toughest Lawman Was Born A Slave

Bass Reeves was the first black deputy marshal west of the Mississippi–and one of the most beloved.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

15 Eye-Opening War Movies To Stream Tonight

The shores of Dunkirk and the Korean countryside await...

By Xavier Piedra

An Awful Car Killed More Nazi Generals Than World War II

The car of the future was also the downfall of many a high-ranking Nazi.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

10 Revolutionary War Facts Even American History Buffs Don't Know

Conspiracy plots, soldiers in disguise, and Broadway excursions filled the days of Revolutionary troops.

By Shabana Bachu

Chesty Puller: The Life and Quotes of a Beloved Marine Legend

From the hilarious to heartfelt, take a look at eight quotes from the accomplished Marine.

By Xavier Piedra

8 Facts About Genghis Khan That May Surprise You

The leader of the Mongol Empire caused great change across the world.

By Catherine Phelan

The Union Saved An Ironclad By Deploying $9 Trash Decoy

The USS Indianola was pressed into service before her completion, yet she managed to serve with honor–and be the subject of a thrilling rescue mission.

By Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

The Ghost Army: How One WWII Unit Fooled the Entire German Army

A misinformation campaign was vital to the Allied forces' efforts.

By Robert Walsh

This Is The Biggest Victory Natives Scored Against The Colonials

Westward expansion wasn't a simple matter of packing your bags and moving out.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

10 Epic Medieval Battles That Shaped History and the World's Borders

Medieval battle was a bloody, vicious business. These battles changed the course of history.

By Orrin Grey

The U.S. Plan To Survive A Soviet Nuke Was Absolutely Bonkers

The pressure was imminent. But the plans were hardly bulletproof.

By Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

10 World War II Propaganda Posters: From Patriotic to Peculiar

Uncover iconic illustrations that helped fuel national opinion during World War II.

By Xavier Piedra

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