The Civil War has never been a particularly fruitful subject for American moviemakers. The real-life characters are too vivid to be reinvented. More »
Following the Allied victory in World War II, American filmmakers turned to the challenge of producing movies that realistically mirrored the experiences many of their viewers had just lived through. More »
Legendary actor Jimmy Stewart piloted a bomber over Germany and retired after a lengthy military career. More »
The Goettge Patrol, combined with other Japanese atrocities, produced bitterness on a scale not often seen in the European Theater. More »
Along with so many brave men and women overseas, the motion picture industry served admirably in their own way during World War II. More »
The Industrial Age combined with American ingenuity to form special units during the Civil War. Horse artillery, sharpshooters, sappers, and miners were used for specialized duties during the war.
Led by the impetuous General Nathaniel Lyon, Union forces pursued retreating Confederates across southwestern Missouri in the summer of 1861. At Wilson’s Creek, Lyon caught up with the enemy on aptly named Bloody Hill.