EVERY SUNDAY Biography

Meet the trailblazers, trendsetters, and architects of change. It’s the remarkable story of real people who made a real impact, from small towns to around the globe.

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June 2, 2024

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Attila: Scourge of God

Bloodthirsty barbarian or benevolent ruler? Our profile portrays Attila the Hun as he really was: shrewd, tough, and at times even thoughtful. A man who, through intelligence and sheer force of character, forged a loose confederation of nomadic tribes into the most fearsome military machine of its time.

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Genghis Khan: Terror and Conquest

The life of the ruthless Mongol conqueror of the late 12th and early 13th centuries. Traces his military successes from northern China through Russia and Eastern Europe. His conquests created one of the largest empires the world has ever known.

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Stonewall Jackson

Portrait of the brilliant General Thomas Jackson, who led Confederate troops in the bloody battles of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Bull Run, where he and his troops defended their position "like a stone wall.

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George Armstrong Custer: America's Golden Cavalier

After the Civil War, Custer goes west to fight Native Americans and takes a last stand at Little Big Horn against Sitting Bull and the Sioux Nation. Woven into this story of Custer, the historical figure, is the intimate life he shared with his wife Libbie--a passionate, devoted woman who mythologized her husband after his death.

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Admiral "Bull" Halsey

Chronicles the turbulent life and times of the legendary World War II leader who fought toe-to-toe with the mighty Japanese Navy in the South Pacific. Recalls his spectacular carrier raids, great victory at Leyte Gulf, and his seaborne bombardment of the Japanese Islands.

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Hap Arnold: The Sky Warrior

Profile of the aviation pioneer who helped build Pan American Airways and the US Air Force, and who was the genius behind American air strategy in WWII.

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General Omar Bradley

General Omar Bradley was known as one of WWII's finest commanders. This biography uncovers the history and complex character that drove this peerless fighter not only up to and through WWII, but in the critical years after it.

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