With German forces approaching, Russia turned to a new source of manpower.
Join the scene of the Revolutionary War's most important battles, from embarrassing defeats to shocking underdog victories.
Natural barricades, manmade obstacles, and heavy reinforcements kept the capital safe.
The extraordinary flier's strange tale fascinates, decades later.
Think you know WW1? Think again.
This man went from an unwilling, pacifist draftee to Sergeant York, military hero and legend.
During the War of 1812, no one wanted to come face-to-face with the Kentuckians.
The Doughnut Girls of World War I delivered a taste of home when it was needed most, boosting morale and the popularity of the Salvation Army.
While their men fought on the front lines, women fought their own battle at home and in the workforce—and helped bring the Allied Powers to victory.
The Napoleon House lay awaiting its infamous tenant.
Gilbert Bates toured the South and England on foot in Union uniform, flag in hand.
Lieutenant General Hal Moore left behind the legacy of a brave soul and a kind heart.
Not every method can be a stroke of genius.
Memorialize the lives lost at Wounded Knee with the story behind Dee Brown's iconic work.
Bombing by balloon had been outlawed by the Hague Convention of 1899, but Italian forces found a workaround.
Even a 300,000 Franc bounty couldn't bring him down.
Court-martialed after the sinking of the cruiser, Captain McVay's innocence was proven by Hunter Scott in 1996.
He's believed to be the deadliest sniper in history.
The Paris Gun was so named for its far-off target.
The Romanovs' historical relevance goes far beyond a midnight execution.