Allied soldiers struggled for months to clear veteran German troops dug into the mountains of northern Italy in late 1944 and early 1945.
An estimated fifteen hundred privateering ships played a crucial role in winning the American Revolution, but their contributions are often forgotten.
Born during Jim Crow, Belle da Costa Greene perfected the art of "passing" while working for one of the most powerful men in America.
From ancestral homes of George Washington to World War II runways, there are many sites in the U.K. where you can encounter American's past.
Long before Roe vs. Wade, the practice of abortion led to fierce political conflict and public health problems in 1870s America.
Lorenzo Da Ponte was a Jewish-born Catholic priest who wrote libretti for Mozart and eventually helped open the first opera house in New York.