A century ago, thousands of newly immigrated Poles risked everything for a chance to free their homeland from oppression—in spite of the prejudices they experienced in "the Land of the Free."
Colonel Porter's death at the Battle of Cold Harbor was tragic, but the reactions of some of the survivors of his regiment was equally inspiring.
The efforts of Dr. Clifford Furnas helped make the Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory a unique community of scientists, and the work of this pioneering research facility continues to impact life in the 21st century.
Born in Hamburg, E. Howard Hunt spent most of his career in the shadowy world of politics and the CIA.
Following the Second World War, Dr. Walter Dornberger was one of many former Nazis who launched a second career in America’s space program.
Fort Niagara's two 1917 training camps prepared thousands of officers for service "Over There."
The final installment of our three-part series explores how Western New York supported America’s entry into the First World War, as well as the celebration that took place once peace was declared.
Polish-Buffalonian Matthew Urban served his country gallantly during the Second World War, emerging as the most decorated combat veteran in U.S. history.