The National WWII Museum helps a reader analyze clues about his father's service in a plate painted with military insignia
After leading Harlem Hellfighters in battle, renowned band leader lost his life in backstage fracas
Known for waterfalls, gorges, and Cornell University, Cayuga locale was perfect for silent movie 'cliffhangers'
In 1954 Marilyn Monroe left her honeymoon with Yankees slugger Joe DiMaggio to entertain the troops in Korea. She later said it was the first time she “felt like a star.”
In the 1929, the All Women's Air Derby contestants braved breakdowns, bad maps, and desert crashes
North and South wrestled for control of this important crossroads
"All Quiet on the Western Front" highlighted the futility of war, whereas the Nazis revered violent struggle