He could be charming and witty, but also devious and cruel, said aides closest to Franklin Roosevelt.
Col. Harry Stewart downed three advanced Nazi fighter planes in one day, then surprised the Air Force when he and his Tuskegee teammates won the first "top gun" competition.
Nearly killed by a German bomb, Pyle faced the fear and frustration known as “Anzio anxiety” among the American soldiers trapped with him on the beach.
Frederick Law Olmsted pioneered landscape architecture, designing Central Park and dozens of other parks and campuses across the U.S.
Hernando de Soto marched across what is now eleven U.S. states, leaving a trail of destruction and disease.
Bison are returning to tribal lands under a conservation program launched by Deb Haaland, the first Native American Secretary of the Interior.