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This drink is a lifesaver... literally.
The chocolate bar that helped defeat the Nazis.
Merian C. Cooper's spirit of adventure led him into two World Wars and Hollywood alike.
All the pieces fell into place for this rare historical event.
The fiery attack nearly burned the town to the ground—and stoked the flames of American rebellion.
All told, the city has seen 115 different wars and been razed to the ground 44 times.
In 1963, Wolfgang Engels crashed through the Iron Curtain.
Captain Lawrence Dickson was just 24 when his red-tailed P-51 Mustang fighter was downed in 1944.
The Dutch brought camouflage to a whole new level.
Tragically, one last American life was lost between the announcement of Japan's surrender and the signing of the document.
His heroic act silenced seven enemy machine guns and captured 25 German troops.
Corporal Guy Gabaldon was able to talk troops into surrendering.
Seeger's prophetic verse was published posthumously, after he fell at the Battle of the Somme.
He retired in 1904—but the Army wasn't done with him.
In 1852, at age 103, Revolutionary War veteran Conrad Heyer sat down to have his picture taken.