During a 1777 skirmish in Cooch’s Bridge, Delaware, General William Maxwell ordered the flag be raised.
Innovative design ensured the two worked together seamlessly.
Make your home office part of history.
During the Battle of Villers-Bocage, tanks went head-to-head.
The children's author's macabre sense of humor and appreciation of darkness were likely sharpened by his combat history.
On its 100th anniversary, we revisit the coalitions built in search of women's suffrage, and the struggles that continued after the passing of the suffrage amendment.
See the changes wrought by a single century.
Much of mainland Asia in the 1930s faced an unappealing choice: Western imperialism or Japanese imperialism.
Meet extraordinary individuals; explore communities; deepen your understanding of America.
Though even they don't know the tomb's precise location, the Darkhad continue to keep their leader's final resting place a treasured secret.
After facing racism in America, Bullard made a home in France, where he became the first African American military pilot during World War I.
Pigs, buckets, and dogs were flash points for conflicts that could have been easily avoided.
Operation Iceberg was a hugely costly battle for America during WWII. Explore the scene through these historical photos.
Explore how the most violent conflict in American history led to a defining period for the country, and its influence on our current era.
The first African American female postal worker was renowned for more than her groundbreaking status.
Now a tourist haven, the small colony was once run by pirates, for pirates.
Chiune Sugihara is believed to have saved five times as many lives as his more famous counterpart, Oskar Schindler.
Oddballs, eccentrics, and visionaries alike have taken to social distancing before it was mandated.
Tubman led 150 men in a military operation that freed 750 enslaved people and wreaked havoc on Confederate troops.