History Stories
10 Things You May Not Know About the Battle of the Somme
June 30, 2016

Explore 10 surprising facts about the bloodiest encounter of World War I. Read More

8 Battlefield Poets of World War I
February 16, 2016

Explore eight of the most famous chroniclers of the “War to End All Wars.” Read More

8 Unusual Wartime Conservation Measures
June 2, 2015

Learn the stories behind eight of history’s most outside-the-box wartime cutbacks. Read More

6 American Heroes of WWI
May 23, 2014

From a balloon-busting fighter ace and a Navy escape artist to one of the most Marine Corps’ most legendary sergeants, meet six servicemen who distinguished themselves on the battlefields of World War I. Read More

6 Famous WWI Fighter Aces
May 22, 2014

The skies over World War I-era Europe served as a brutal testing ground for manned aircraft. Though limited by their primitive machines, these “Knights of the Sky” went on to achieve some of the war’s most extraordinary—and often downright suicidal—feats of heroism. Get the facts on six of the Great War’s most celebrated airborne daredevils. Read More

6 Soldiers Who Refused to Surrender
February 26, 2013

Meet six combatants who wouldn’t lay down their arms, long after their wars had come to an end. Read More

7 Historical Events That Took Place on Christmas
December 23, 2012

Get the facts on seven famous historical events that fell on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. Read More