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 »
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.