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Hal Moore: Soldier, Veteran, Author

Lieutenant General Hal Moore left behind the legacy of a brave soul and a kind heart.

By Kelsey McConnell

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: The Story Behind the Lakota Massacre

Memorialize the lives lost at Wounded Knee with the story behind Dee Brown's iconic work.

By Kelsey McConnell

The First Aerial Bombing Run Was Made by the Italian Army

Bombing by balloon had been outlawed by the Hague Convention of 1899, but Italian forces found a workaround.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

The Romanov Family Beyond the Royal Tragedy: 7 Facts You May Not Know

The Romanovs' historical relevance goes far beyond a midnight execution.

By Catherine Phelan

18 World War 2 Movies Every History Buff Should Watch

Some of our best films draw inspiration from the global conflict.

By Dave Adams

4 Women Earned Silver Stars in the Same WWII Battle

Mary Roberts, Elaine Roe, Virginia Rourke, and Ellen Ainsworth continued to save lives even as mortar shells rained down around them.

By Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

These 5 Brothers Were Heroes Of The American Revolution

The Butler family's contributions made our nation's birth possible.

By Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

How America’s First Domestic Tax Almost Ended the Nation

Just 15 years after the Declaration of Independence, a federal tax was the foment of the Whiskey Rebellion.

By Orrin Grey

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

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