These military engagements dragged on for centuries.
Idioms make up a huge part of our day-to-day language. But where do they come from?
The 33rd president had an admirable military career.
The balance of power in Europe was at stake throughout the 13-year conflict.
Some unexpected treasure may have pinned down the whereabouts of notorious pirate Henry Every.
Severe dust storms plagued the Great Plains region during the 1930s.
The historical reputation of Trota through the years shows how the mores of a current society can restrict contemporary understanding of a figure from the past.
The infamous passenger liner was fitted with advanced safety features—lulling her crew into a false sense of security.
These military conflicts affected the outcome of the war—and some even changed the face of warfare forever.
Discover the figures, culture, and technology that made the Georgian Era a vibrant time of change for an empire.
Driven to help, Louise Thuliez aided underground networks in France despite facing an all-too-real threat of execution.
These historical gadgets could be smuggled right under the enemy's nose.
146 people lost their lives when the Asch Building went up in flames.
A battalion of teenagers risked their lives to free Jewish prisoners.
Enduring misconceptions obscure what the seafaring Norse people were really like.
These women are vital to history. Discover why.
Researchers can now read "locked" letters without opening them.
From brilliant victories to unpredictable military upsets, these conflicts stunned the ancient world.
Once a forbidden subject, recent years have begun to bring details of a dark time to light.