Some of our best films draw inspiration from the global conflict.
Mary Roberts, Elaine Roe, Virginia Rourke, and Ellen Ainsworth continued to save lives even as mortar shells rained down around them.
The Butler family's contributions made our nation's birth possible.
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From 1861 to 1865, these battles determined the fate of the United States.
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Alexander Selkirk was left ashore an uninhabited island by his captain.
In 1956, one man reminisced about his experience in the Ford's Theater at age five.
Bass Reeves was the first black deputy marshal west of the Mississippi–and one of the most beloved.
A more heroic swig of wine we've never encountered.
The car of the future was also the downfall of many a high-ranking Nazi.
Conspiracy plots, soldiers in disguise, and Broadway excursions filled the days of Revolutionary troops.
From the hilarious to heartfelt, take a look at eight quotes from the accomplished Marine.
The leader of the Mongol Empire caused great change across the world.
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.
A misinformation campaign was vital to the Allied forces' efforts.
Westward expansion wasn't a simple matter of packing your bags and moving out.
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