"I used to watch planes as a teenager and fantasize about being in the cockpit."
HistoryNet interviews Iwo Jima veteran Hershel "Woody" Williams, the last surviving Medal of Honor recipient from the Pacific War.
"I was conscious of the Greek historian Thucydides’s prompt to write the history of which you are a part."
National Park Service program helps preserve historic structures and monuments
'I was sleeping when the first missile hit the ship'
After sharing Nobel Prize, Ken Rutherford wrote a history of Civil War explosive devices
Belief that they were fighting a civilized war allowed most combatants to accept parole
Closer look at historical sources sheds doubt on whether infamous Chattanooga confrontation ever occurred
In 1953, an armed revolt led by Fidel Castro's revolutionary 26th of July Movement and its allies replaced Cuba's military dictatorship with a Communist one