Month: March 2017

  • WWII

Joseph P. Kennedy: Controversial Ambassador to Great Britain

America’s controversial ambassador to Great Britain, and father of a future U.S. president, wanted to…

  • WWII

Four Marines on the “Green Hell” of Guadalcanal

Marine Corps combat veterans relive the dangerous and deadly work in some of the war’s…

  • WWII

Japanese Internment: Behind the Barbed Wire in America

The forced relocation of Japanese Americans during World War II was a blot on the…

  • WWII

Battle of Tarawa: Don Crain in the First Marine LVT Assault

Don Crain and the 2nd Amphibious Tractor Battalion hit Red Beach 2 at Tarawa.

  • WWII

New Mexico: Atomic Spy Capital

During he 1930s and 1940s, America’s top secret A-bomb program was undergoing scrutiny from our…

  • Civil War

The Frémont Emancipation Proclamation

Abraham Lincoln clashed publicly with Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont over his hasty emancipation proclamation…

  • Civil War

The Fort Pillow Incident

When Nathan Bedford Forrest’s angry horsemen surrounded Fort Pillow, the defendants refusal to surrender forced…

  • WWII

A Christmas Eve Tank Battle During the Battle of the Bulge

A few American tank crews held off attacking SS troops in a costly fight during…

  • Civil War

Bushrod Johnson: Yankee Quaker, Confederate General

Bushrod Johnson found fame as a Confederate general in the Civil War. An unlikely destiny…

  • Civil War

Assault on Burnside’s Bridge at the Battle of Antietam

The 51st Pennsylvania Volunteers rush Burnside’s Bridge at Antietam.