British interests in Europe clashed with American strategy in WWII. How the clash influenced the making of the Iron Curtain is debated to this day. More »
The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum at Hyde Park is the premier research center for the FDR era.
The audacious raid by Mexican guerrilla leader Pancho Villa, led President Woodrow Wilson to send a punitive expedition into Mexico. More »
The target ship USS Utah, a memorial to the dead of December 7, 1941, exists in relative obscurity. More »
Throughout history, civilians—willingly or not—have been called upon to take up arms for their countries. It’s always the young who are taken first. More »
The General Wilson had originally Selected to lead America in World War I was not Pershing—it was General Frederick Funston. More »
Franklin D. Roosevelt employed a network of friends and contacts in covert roles, which inspired the creation of the OSS. More »
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.
Acclaimed General Lloyd Fredendall lost his command after the debacle at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass.
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, benefited from the firsthand observation of spies on Oahu.