How Arlington became a final resting place for veterans
America honors fallen U.S. soldiers on Memorial Day. Learn more about Arlington National Cemetery, where thousands of them were laid to rest.
America sent gear to the USSR to help win World War...
The Lend-Lease program played a big role in World War II. Learn how this U.S. program boosted a key ally, the Soviet Union, in the fight against Hitler.
U.S. Ambassador Michèle Taylor, descendant of Holocaust survivors
Ambassador Michèle Taylor, U.S. permanent representative to the U.N. Human Rights Council, shares her family's history during the Holocaust.
Honoring Holocaust survivors through public service
January 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Meet descendants of Holocaust survivors who work at the State Department and USAID.
U.S. Army, Smithsonian join forces to protect art
A military-civilian partnership aims to preserve vulnerable cultural heritage, while reviving the mission of a famous World War II Army unit.
Famed U.S. ‘Nazi hunter’ now investigates war crimes in Ukraine
Eli Rosenbaum is coordinating U.S. efforts to hold accountable those responsible for war crimes in Ukraine. Learn more about him.
The secret pact that ushered in World War II and changed...
Learn more about a secret 1939 pact between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany that affected millions in Europe.
U.S. honors Auschwitz-Birkenau museum leader
The U.S. honored a Holocaust museum leader for his efforts to expand education and understanding about the era's history.
D-Day anniversary prompts reflection
Remembering D-Day, a pivotal Allied victory during World War II, links the struggles against tyranny in the 20th and 21st centuries.