2000 years ago today, the Roman Emperor Augustus died. His reign marked the start of a 200-year period of peace and prosperity for the empire.
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Days after Hitler's suicide a group of American soldiers, French prisoners, and, yes, German soldiers defended an Austrian castle against an SS division—the only time Germans and Allies fought together in World War II. Andrew Roberts on a story so wi...
Explore the two lives at the center of one of America's most shocking events—the assassination of John F. Kennedy by Lee Harvey Oswald. Killing Kennedy premieres November 10 at 8 p.m. on the National Geographic Channel. Visit KennedyandOswald.com dur...
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Iran, sometimes known as Persia , is a country with a glorious history spanning thousands of years. Iran as a nation was established in 540 BC by Cyrus the Great, possibly making it the oldest nation today in existence, and even older than China whic...
Over the last 30 years, wealth in the United States has been steadily concentrating in the upper economic echelons. Whereas the top 1 percent used to con
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Comprehensive collection of rare color photographs and images from World War II.
Ninety-five maps, from ancient times into the twentieth century.