Wars & Conflicts

Explore the timeline of American wars and conflicts including the French and Indian War, the American Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, the American Civil War, the Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, the Cold War, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Gulf War, the War in Afghanistan, and the Iraq War.

Explore the timeline of American wars and conflicts from the American Revolutionary War to current global conflicts.

National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day (April 9)

This day honors those veterans who have served their country while being held captive in enemy territory. The day also honors the family of the prisoners of war and their long and anxious wait to see their family again. Visit the collection.

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Historic Brattonsville | Go For It
Historic Brattonsville | Go For It

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Join Devyn as she steps back in time on a visit to Historic Brattonsville, one of the many sites throughout the state that preserves South Carolina’s unique Revolutionary War history.
9. Conclusion | Tankbusters
9. Conclusion | Tankbusters

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Lieutenant Colonel Joel "Rally" Rush elaborates on how American sentiments changed from before the conflict, to afterwards. Lt. Col. Rush also discusses the lessons people should take away from the...
7. "SCUD Hunts" | Tankbusters
7. "SCUD Hunts" | Tankbusters

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While Lieutenant Colonel Joel Rush did not participate in any organized hunts for Saddam Hussein's SCUD missiles, he recalls his experience of running into a SCUD missile launcher during a night...
5. Flying Missions | Tankbusters
5. Flying Missions | Tankbusters

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Lieutenant Colonel Joel "Rally" Rush discusses what flying missions in the A-10 Thunderbolt II were like. He walks viewers through the process of preparing for a mission, destroying Saddam Hussein's...
4. Reaction to Invasion of Kuwait | Tankbusters
4. Reaction to Invasion of Kuwait | Tankbusters

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Lieutenant Colonel Joel "Rally" Rush recalls his thoughts about hearing the news on Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait in August 1990. Rush also discusses the socio-political climate in the U.S. at...