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Chiune Sugihara is believed to have saved five times as many lives as his more famous counterpart, Oskar Schindler.
Tubman led 150 men in a military operation that freed 750 enslaved people and wreaked havoc on Confederate troops.
Cathay Williams was inspired to join the U.S. Army during her time pressed into service in the Civil War.
These infrequently shared photos re-contextualize the global conflict.
Ronald Ridgeway survived long years in a Vietnamese prisoner of war camp.
Chinese, British, and Portuguese forces combined couldn't take down Ching Shih.
Meet Rick Rescorla, a US and UK vet whose quick action saved countless souls in 2001.
This short-lived service has maintained a large presence in our historical imagination.
Created in the wake of WWII, WHO has changed the world many times over.
Remember the sacrifices service members made—both during and after World War I.
Robert Smalls commandeered a ship, freed dozens of other slaves, and convinced President Lincoln to allow black men to serve in the Union Army.
A Dutch pro-China group was secretly filled with anti-communist agents for decades.
Brigadier General Wilma L. Vaught has continued her work long after her retirement.
These hired fighters didn't just disappear—but what happened to them may surprise you.
These hardworking generals outperformed the showboats at every turn.
Henry Flipper, born a slave, beat astonishing odds and overcame classmates' racism to become the first black graduate in 1877.