A C-47 pilot gives his son a firsthand look at the dangerous missions he flew in flak-filled skies on D-Day and beyond.
On Sunday May 31, Irene Triplett, the last person receiving a pension from the U.S. Civil War, died at the age of 90 following complications from surgery.
Oddities from the 1787 conclave that created the United States of America we know
Plenty of blame to go around for the defeat that cost the Union army 13,000 casualties
An Iron Brigade captain recounts his regiment's epic Gettysburg fight
Stephen Vail came up with dots and dashes, but Patent Office gave credit to Morse, the better known inventor
'I would rather go there and run the chances of being Shot than Stay here all Summer.'
In an unforeseen turn of events, WWII tour company Beyond Band of Brothers shuts down operations and files for bankruptcy, leaving its paying customers in the wind.
When his home state was a political borderland, artist's most famous works celebrated frontier democracy
Though most historians call him a crybaby, documents show Washington deliberately withheld needed matériel
Alexander Hamilton's grandson was born to be a great general, but illness intervened
President Truman called for stricter safety codes after dozens leaped to their deaths from 'fireproof'' building