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General Alvan Gillem’s Invasion of Germany

General Alvan C. Gillem led the hard-charging XIII Corps across the Rhine into the heart…

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The Fort Pillow Incident

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

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The Frémont Emancipation Proclamation

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

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New Mexico: Atomic Spy Capital

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

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Japanese Internment: Behind the Barbed Wire in America

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

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Four Marines on the “Green Hell” of Guadalcanal

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

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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…

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Women of the Air Force

The world’s first female military pilots—American and Soviet—helped win the war.

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Dementi Shmarinov: Tracings of Barbarossa

A Russian artist showed the world his perspective of Germany’s brutal invasion of the Soviet…

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Marines in the Air: The Story of Joe’s Jokers

Led by Medal of Honor recipient Joe Foss, VMF-115 compiled an outstanding combat record.