In January 1967 a World War II ace taught the U.S. Air Force how to dogfight—and the North Vietnamese learned a lesson too
First federal infrastructure project cut a path that settlers followed to the future
American volunteers took up arms again in 1948 War of Independence
The Civil War, which cost roughly 750,000 lives, including more than 200,000 battlefield deaths, is America’s deadliest conflict. It could have been worse.
American Louis Curdes shot down German, Italian and Japanese airplanes, then added a U.S. transport to his tally
You may not know his name, but Moses Ezekiel’s bronze and stone sculptures are everywhere.
Debunking the theory that chemotherapy came from a World War II tragedy.
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