They launched their attacks under cover of darkness, equipped only with empty rifles, bayonets, and grenades.
In 1960, a U-2 spy plane captured images of a massive and mysterious antenna in Soviet Russia...
The leader of the Civil Rights Movement was 39.
They may not be household names, but these swashbuckling female pirates left their mark on history.
"Lady Death" was responsible for 309 kills.
Approximately 9,000 balloons packed with explosives drifted toward American shores...
Stroll the foggy streets Bethnal Green, a historic London neighborhood haunted by the wartime Bethnal Green Tube tragedy of 1943.
The best planes for the job were bombers—aircraft that German artillery units fired upon at every opportunity.
The third-string catcher secretly served as a spy for American intelligence during WWII...
Haldeman’s military science fiction was heavily influenced by his time in combat.
Jamison was part of a top-secret program, similar to Operation Paperclip, that recruited German scientists to work for the U.S. government after World War II.
The eerie and abandoned World War II relics remain standing to this day.
History has dubbed L-8 “the Ghost Blimp.”
These women risked their lives to assist the Allies' cause in World War II.
Christopher Nolan’s film brought Dunkirk back to life; but there’s more to the story than survival.
His captivity began with the infamous Bataan Death March and only ended with the surrender of Japan.
His exploits as an escapee may have earned him a spot in Hollywood lore.
Do you know which one ended up in jail?
Someone decided to take home a macabre souvenir.