The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum at Hyde Park is the premier research center for the FDR era.
Prime Minister Winston Churchill labeled Haj Amin al-Husseini, the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, as such. More »
The Luftwaffe blitz of London and other major cities tested the mettle of the British people. More »
George VI visited the United States in the spring of 1939 as Britain prepared for war with Germany. More »
In the early years of World War II, Allied leadership was in a desperate struggle to match Nazi Germany’s political and military command.
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.
In early 1942, a furious air-sea battle in the Solomons set the stage for Pacific Theater combat yet to come.