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Index of EyeWitness Accounts - From the Ancient World through the 20th Century
Photo Of The Week- A freeze frame of time.
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.

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Memorable Exits. . .
Death of a Martyr, 203 ADDeath of a Martyr
The last words of a young Christian woman condemned to die in the Roman arena reach out to us from over 1800 years ago.

Louis XVIThe Execution of Louis XVI, 1793
"The procession lasted almost two hours ... and the carriage was surrounded by a body of troops, formed of the most desperate people of Paris." The king of France becomes a victim of the French Revolution.


  Photo of the Week:

Terrorist Attack, 1908 Terrorist Attack, 1908.
Two victims of an anarchist bomb lie dead in the street 20 seconds after its explosion in Union Square. New York City, March 30, 1908.



Including:
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:
Gettysburg AddressLincoln's Gettysburg Address, 1863
"It is a flat failure..." President Lincoln remarked after the audience's lack of reaction to his speech at Gettysburg.


The close of WWIWorld War I Armistice, 1918
"...at the front there was no celebration." At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month the guns fell silent and the Great War came to an end.


  Notable Quote:
"Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected." - George Washington (1732-1799).


Including:
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

Many More >>>

 

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Gladiators, 50 AD Inside a Nazi Death Camp, 1944 The Execution of Charles I, 1649 Birth of the Hollywood Cowboy, 1911 The Baseball Glove Comes to Baseball, 1875 U-boat Attack, 1916 San Francisco Earthquake, 1906