10 Dramatic Battles in American History
From the Battle of Gettysburg to the Second Battle of Fallujah, these conflicts will never be forgotten.
In 1852, at age 103, Revolutionary War veteran Conrad Heyer sat down to have his picture taken.
They called it the "Battle of L.A." There was just one problem—the City of Angels wasn't under attack.
His crew tied a rope around his chest and he made his way onto the wing to extinguish the blaze.
The life of a Civil War regimental band member wasn't all treble clefs and drumsticks.
The past echoes through the present...
One resourceful soldier had a brilliant plan to escape approaching forces...
The world watched with bated breath. Could this be the spark that set off WWIII?
They needed an escape plan, and Arnold possessed one.
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...
Approximately 9,000 balloons packed with explosives drifted toward American shores...
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...
History has dubbed L-8 “the Ghost Blimp.”
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.