Years after the date that continues to live in infamy, John Sanford Baird remembers the ordeal. More »
Despite the element of surprise in favor of the Japanese, American airmen rose to defend Pearl Harbor. More »
Ruthless and determined, King Kamehameha eventually extended his rule from Hawaii to the other islands in the Pacific chain.
The remains of the missing from the USS Oklahoma are still being identified. Read about the most recent findings below. More »
Was Franklin Roosevelt planning to intervene on Great Britain’s behalf before Pearl Harbor? Winston Churchill, for one, thought so. More »
British tankers made a courageous, but ultimately futile, attempt to foil the German blitzkrieg in France on May 21, 1940.
With Richmond in flames behind them, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, his family, and high-ranking government officials began a desperate dash southward. Their ultimate destination was Mexico.