US History

Isaac Woodard and his mother in a photograph from 1946.CreditCreditSpecial Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library

The Black Sergeant and the White Judge Who Changed Civil Rights History

A young bull bison grazes on the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve, Pawhuska, Oklahoma.

Bison are back, and that benefits many other species on the Great Plains

General George S. Patton suffered his only military defeat during the fighting at Fort Driant in the fall of 1944.

George S. Patton’s Lost Battle

Just after midnight on June 6, 1944, 82nd Airborne penetrated enemy airspace over Normandy’s Cotentin Peninsula, and eight minutes later jumped into history.

82nd Airborne’s Stunning 1-Day KIA at Normandy

The scene on the afternoon of October 19 was cheerless for the British officers and soldiers who laid down their arms.

Lord Cornwallis, the Siege of Yorktown, and America’s Victory in the War for Independence

On the day of the battle, 6,000 to 7,000 Indians were camped on the flats beside the Little Bighorn River.

Accounts of the 1876 battle have focused on Custer’s ill-fated cavalry. But a new book offers a take from the Indian’s point of view.

Muslims had initiated hostilities on the same rationale it had used to initiate hostilities against non-Muslims for the preceding 1,200 years.

Despite the (rather ignorant) question that became popular after the terror strikes of 9/11: “Why do they hate us?” — the United States’ first war and victory as a nation was against Islam.

Pearl Harbor survivors to remember those killed.

A Historical Precedent For Trump Pardoning Himself Is The Craziest Story.