For over seventy years, Marine Corps misidentified two men who raised the first flag on Iwo Jima. More »
Young Franklin Sousley was an ordinary Marine caught up in an extraordinary moment on Iwo Jima. More »
Public perception of the famed Rosenthal photo depicting marines raising the flag on Iwo Jima has evolved much since the historic image was captured. More »
After the Battle of Iwo Jima, a decades-long debate wrestled with the question as to whether its capture was worth the cost. 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.