For many Americans, a big, sweet part of our past involved chocolate - especially Hershey's chocolate in cake and cupcake recipes.
On D-Day June 6, 1944, after the jump, my group of approximately 80 men met with Colonel Shanley’s group of about 120 men on the outskirts of the town of Picauville.
The murder of 22-year-old Elizabeth Short in January of 1947 was one of the biggest news stories of the 20th century, and continues to fascinate people to this day.
Bambi is pure Disney, with all that means to lovers of the world of fun, beauty and imagination which Disney has made his own.
Some of the ancient astronomers were sure these heavenly bodies were far away, but not until recent methods of measurement were applied did we know the true spatial relationship of the various members of the universe.
There is no more sordid or cynical chapter in IG Farben’s entire ugly history than the story of the concentration camp it built and ran for itself.
Called “the most extraordinary thing that ever happened in American sports,” the streak began on May 15, 1941 when DiMaggio went 1-4 against Chicago White Sox hurler Eddie Smith.
The superb acting and detail directing took us to the refugee city of Casablanca, and there we stayed, right by the warm sides of Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Paul Henreid and Claude Rains. And we’re still there.
Fabian said he was taken to Auschwitz 10 months ago with 500,000 other Hungarian Jews, and that 400,000 were gassed and cremated in the first two months, and that only 1,000 remained alive.
Influential singer/songwriter/musician/producer Curtis Mayfield died December 26, 1999 at age 57. He passed away at the North Fulton Regional Hospital in Roswell, Georgia, from complications arising from diabetes.
A scientist announced Saturday that he had positively identified the chemical makeup of genes, the tiny cells that govern heredity, despite Russian claims that the gene is a "figment of the imagination."
First gracing the airwaves on December 27, 1947, marionette Howdy Doody was a true pioneer of American television programming.
“Thelonious,” a tune from his very first Blue Note session, had verses fashioned from a single ingeniously hammered note, with three horns playing shifting dissonances behind it. He developed the one-note motif in his solo and then abruptly broke into some pure, old-fashioned Harlem oompah stride.
Travel in a delightful new world of motoring comfort! The distinctively smart new 1941 Studebaker Land Cruiser
Never buy rationed goods without ration stamps. Never pay more than the legal price.
Take a few minutes to reflect on the awesome and terrifying power unleashed on the world in the summer of 1945 while remembering the lives lost -- and possibly saved.
A dessert favorite in Reconstruction Days "I was a child half a century ago, we couldn't get canned fruits, and we had to depend on dried fruits for most of our sweet pies," writes Mrs Leila K Elliott, Aubur... Read more...
These remarkable color photographs from June of 1942 show US troops training with various types of tanks at Fort Knox, Kentucky, including the legendary M4 Sherman, and its predecessor, the M3 Lee. While the... Read more...
Over the years and across the miles, tricycle riding we go! Check out this cute collection of vintage snapshots of kids and their beloved three-wheelers. Roger on tricycle (1941) "I am on my tricycle in front... Read more...
How much does it differ from the truth, such as in the case of the von Trapp family, and the hugely-successful musical based on their lives, The Sound of Music?