After Pearl Harbor: The Secret Plan to Hide America’s Iconic Documents
December 2, 2016

After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. government undertook a secret operation to hide the Constitution, Declaration of Independence and other treasured American artifacts. Read More

The Birth of SEAL Team Six
December 2, 2016

Explore the (mostly) secret history of the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, aka SEAL Team Six. Read More

After Pearl Harbor: The Race to Save the U.S. Fleet
December 1, 2016

The Japanese attack caught the U.S. Navy off guard but ultimately failed to cripple its war effort at sea, thanks to a massive salvage effort that began almost as soon as the smoke cleared. Read More

Heroes of Pearl Harbor: George Welch and Kenneth Taylor
November 28, 2016

During the attack on Pearl Harbor, U.S. pilots George Welch and Kenneth Taylor managed to get airborne under fire—twice—and shot down at least six Japanese planes between them. Read More

Globetrotting Vikings: To the Gates of Paris
November 22, 2016

There was nothing romantic about the Vikings’ visits to Paris in the 9th century, but their journeys transformed an island market town into the capital of France. Read More

Inside the Drug Use That Fueled Nazi Germany
November 21, 2016

An explosive bestseller mined the records of Adolf Hitler’s personal doctor, among other sources, to uncover details of the long-rumored drug use by many in the Nazi regime. Read More

The Toledo War: When Michigan and Ohio Nearly Came to Blows
November 21, 2016

Michigan and Ohio are now famous for their college football rivalry, but in 1835, the two states nearly went to war over a small strip of land containing the modern day city of Toledo. Read More

HISTORY Vault: Pearl Harbor
November 18, 2016

In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the “date which will live in infamy,” HISTORY Vault is launching a special Pearl Harbor Attack collection on Wednesday, November 30. Read More

HISTORY Vault: Tanksgiving
November 18, 2016

Uncover the pivotal role armored warriors played throughout history with this week's HISTORY Vault featured collection, Tanksgiving. Read More

The Thanksgiving Raccoon That Became a Presidential Pet
November 18, 2016

In November 1926 President Calvin Coolidge pardoned a live animal intended for his Thanksgiving dinner and adopted it as a pet. This was no turkey, however, but a raccoon. Read More