The CIA had second shouts about killing the Dominican Republic strongman Rafael Trujillo but was unable to stop the killing. More »
The world teetered on the edge of nuclear war while JFK scrambled to reach a face-saving compromise with the Soviet Union. More »
South African paratroopers descended on an Angolan guerrilla base in 1978, sparking decades of debate over the ultimate aims of the raid. More »
A ragtag group of poorly trained anti-Castro Cubans, covertly supported by the CIA, landed at the Bay of Pigs to overthrow the communist in Cuba. More »
A hero in combat, ‘Commando’ Charles Kelly battled demons at home after winning the Medal of Honor in the European Theater. More »
From the Colmar to the Rhine, Sergeant Carl Erickson fought World War II as a tank driver with the 12th Armored Division.
Pressured to pry General Joseph E. Johnston from Kennesaw Mountain in June 1864, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman suffered a bloody repulse.
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.