Alexander Smith's valor in World War I earned him the Military Cross. His son later became famous as Tonto to Clayton Moore’s Lone Ranger
A behind-the-scenes look at how the National Museum of the U.S. Army seeks to accurately document the Vietnam War and brings to life many of its forgotten aspects
Orville Wright never lost his capacity for finding inspiration in playthings
Sakai was not only the first Pulitzer Prize winner in feature photography, but also the first photographer to win the award for coverage of the Vietnam War
Before gaining political prominence, the retired United States Senator fought with the 10th Mountain Division during World War II.
British Admiral Thomas Cochrane excelled in the navies of three nations, but his combative nature nearly made him a footnote in naval history
Joseph Maxwell “Max” Cleland, 79, former senator and leader of the Veterans Administration, died on Nov. 9, 2021 of congestive heart failure
Besides his career in statesmanship and governance, eminent New Yorker John Jay fought tooth and nail against the institution of slavery
Bass maker Abraham Prescott became a legend making instruments that took music way down
Guy Gabaldon’s efforts on both Saipan and Tinian led to the surrender of some 1,500 Japanese troops and civilians
Severely wounded, hero medic Lawrence Joel ignored enemy fire to reach the wounded and dead in Vietnam, for which he received the Medal of Honor
Why exactly was Robert E. Lee so opposed to sending help to Mississippi in 1863?
Learn about the life and death of the former Confederate soldier and famous outlaw from the Wild West