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Index of EyeWitness Accounts - From the Ancient World through the 20th Century
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SnapShots - Photographic Gateways to History: World War I, America in the 20s, the Great Depression.
Voices of the 20th Century- sounds from the past.
History in Motion - film clips from the past.

Your ringside seat to history - from the Ancient World to the present. History through the eyes of those who lived it, presented by Ibis Communications, Inc. a digital publisher of educational programming.

  Spotlight On:

History's Heroes . . .
Wild Bill HickokShoot-out with Wild Bill Hickok, 1869
""Don't shoot him in the back; he is drunk."

The Execution of Nathan Hale, 1776
"I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."

  Photo of the Week:

USS ConnecticuThe USS Connecticut under full steam, 1907.
One of naval history's most famous photos - it almost cost the photographer his life.

U-Boat Attack, 1917
Captured German footage of one of its submarines in action during World War I.

The Hindenburg Explodes, 1937
The great German airship bursts into flames as it attempts to land at Lakehurst, NJ.

The Japanese Attack Pearl Harbor, 1941
Captured Japanese footage taken from their aircraft during the attack.

Many More >>>
  It Happened This Month:
Battle of Antietam The Battle of Antietam, 1862.
"A deafening pandemonium of cannonading, with shrieking and bursting shells, filled the air beyond us, towards which we were marching." The bloodiest day in the history of American combat takes place in Maryland.

Land Rush, 1893The Great Oklahoma Land Rush, 1893
"...the rifles snapped and the line broke with a huge, crackling roar." Thousands leave the starting line in America's largest land rush - and its last.

  Notable Quote:
"Be yourself; everyone else is already taken." Oscar Wilde. - (1854-1900).

Iwo Jima, 1945
The first wave attacks the beach in one of WWII's costliest battles.

Theodore Roosevelt 1912
The "Bull Moose" candidate speaks during his unsuccessful campaign for President.

Charles Lindbergh, 1927
The "Lone Eagle" speaks after his historic flight

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Assassination of Gandhi
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Death of Billy the Kid, 1881 Columbus Discovers America, 1492 The Black Death, 1348 Images of War The Forced Suicide of Field Marshall Rommel The Assassination of Julius Caesar Washington Crosses the Delaware, 1776 Gas Attack, 1916 Attack at Pearl Harbor, 1941 San Francisco Earthquake, 1906