History Stories
CATEGORY: heroes week
Dan Rather Reflects on His Emotional Visit to Two Military Cemeteries
November 10, 2017

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After the War: A Soldier’s Struggle to Come Home
November 10, 2017

A soldier describes the 5 steps of veteran transition. Read More

This Flamethrower Operator is the Last Living Medal of Honor Recipient from the Pacific Theater
November 10, 2017

How Hershel “Woody” Williams used his flamethrowing prowess to become an American hero. Read More

Unexplained Medical Miracles May Turn This Korean War P.O.W. Into a Saint
November 9, 2017

He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor in 2013. Soon his flak helmet might be replaced with a halo. Read More

The Civil War Doctor Who Proved Phantom Limb Pain Was Real
November 8, 2017

Silas Weir Mitchell specialized in the ghostly pain that lingered after amputations. Read More

Why German Soldiers Don’t Have to Obey Orders
November 7, 2017

The country's military is disobedient by design. Read More

Meet the Oldest Living U.S. Veteran
November 3, 2017

At age 111, World War II veteran Richard Overton still enjoys his whiskey and cigars. Read More