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20 Great Biopics Streaming on Netflix and Beyond

History comes alive in these fascinating biopics.

By Catherine Phelan

13 Female Scientists Who Shaped Our Understanding of the World

From the smallest atoms to the biggest adventures in space, these women used their scientific knowledge to change the world.

By Audrey Webster

5 Things That Surprised The German Army On D-Day

The German army may not have been surprised by an attack, but the Allied forces had a few tricks ready to go.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

The Northernmost Confederate Attack was a Raid on Vermont

St Albans Raid was one of the most controversial events in the Civil War.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

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

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

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