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

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D-Day’s Deadly Dress Rehearsal
April 27, 2017

The fiasco was initially covered up to ensure the D-Day mission remained secret. Read More

How a Spy’s Marital Troubles Nearly Derailed D-Day
September 29, 2016

Newly declassified files have revealed how one of Britain’s greatest double agent’s marital troubles threatened his cover and could have altered the course of World War II. Read More

Landing at Normandy: The 5 Beaches of D-Day
June 6, 2014

Get the facts on the five D-Day beaches—code-named Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and Sword—that the Allies invaded. Read More

The Weather Forecast That Saved D-Day
June 4, 2014

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Fooling Hitler: The Elaborate Ruse Behind D-Day
June 3, 2014

Find out more about the sophisticated hoax that fooled the Nazis and laid the groundwork for the Normandy invasion. Read More