“It was an odd time. I felt it was demeaning to do housework when I knew I was capable of something else…"
His final book is one he hopes will allow his children to hear their father's voice in its pages long after he's gone
“Having a rose named Never Forget will be a reminder and help to perpetuate the message that we must never forget; that we are united with and honor all those served and sacrificed on behalf of America in times of war and armed conflict"
When bombs began exploding prematurely over Vietnam, killing aircrews, the cause was traced to faulty fuzes, but more would die before a solution was found
‘Why Were Aircraft Markings for the U.S. Army Air Forces Only Applied on the Top Side of the Left Wing?’
A closer look at why American aircraft had distinctive markings and the purpose it served during World War II
In his memoir, excerpted in LIFE magazine in January 1971, Khrushchev writes that the 1962 crisis was a “triumph of Soviet foreign policy and a personal triumph"
The town is steeped in the Confederate history so predominant in the South, but the area’s waterways made it a pivotal route on the Underground Railroad
The Mark 22 achieved the only successful downing of an enemy aircraft by naval gunfire during the Vietnam War
His wounds, severe enough to send him home, were listed in unit paperwork. But in the blur of wartime bureaucracy, they were lost
The punishments meted out in the Lichfield courts-martial of 1946 underscored the long-held belief that military justice is far from fair
After years as a plutocrat’s plaything a luxury vessel came to a violent end
André flew combat medevac missions in northwest Vietnam, rescuing wounded soldiers, and even parachuted into the field to treat severe casualties