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‘Lonesome Dove’ Remains One of the Most Popular Westerns. Here’s Where the Props and Costumes Ended Up. Fans of the popular 1989 Western miniseries must visit its production archives at Texas State University, San Marcos.
How a 17-Year-Old New Yorker Became the First Jewish Medal of Honor Recipient A broken drum and an ailing comrade led Ben Levy to become the first Jewish American to receive the Medal of Honor.
He Tried to Kill Himself 3 Times. Then This Japanese Soldier Surrendered to the Americans. Reluctant Japanese soldier Shohei Ooka tried and failed to commit suicide before giving himself up to American troops in the Philippines.
Made in the CSA: Southern Arms Makers Produced Pistols With Brass Parts to Save on Scarce Steel Innovative Confederate gunmakers made revolvers with brass parts.
How Highways Helped the Ancient Persians Fight The Achaemenid Empire’s incredible highway system solidified imperial rule and sped its armies to victory in battle.
This Dog Sniffed Out Bombs for 5 Years — and is Now Being Honored By Congress Rah, Shimanski. Rah.
What Does a Two-Headed, Venom-Spitting Snake Have to Do With WWII? What's the story behind the bizarre snake on this patch?
Army and Navy Pilots Joined Together in a Day of Duels Over Vietnam U.S. and North Vietnamese aces clashed on May 10, 1972