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.
What secrets lie hidden on this isolated island?
The woman who sparked the Montgomery bus boycotts was born in Tuskegee.
It was known as the “Havoc”—and for good reason.
The schooner, lost since 1860, is the last confirmed ship that brought captives from Africa to the United States.
The vessels met in open water, and a ferocious naval battle ensued.
Paul Whipkey left base one day and never returned...
He theorized that the Earth was hollow and "stocked with thrifty vegetables and animals if not men."
Hollywood spy films have nothing on these real-life assassination plots.
Ghost trains, unexplained aerial phenomena, and disappeared men still haunt World War II scholars.
“We can’t find west. Everything is wrong. Everything looks strange, even the ocean.”
The Germans believed their castle prison was inescapable—they were wrong.
The German soldier nodded in thanks, then disappeared.
The campaigns of ancient history included some strange and ghastly tactics.