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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.

  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.



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:
Alexander The Great Alexander the Great Defeats the Persians, 331 BC
"...general terror smote Darius, whose courage already had been shaken; so that he was the first to turn and flee." Alexander defeats the feared scythed-wheeled chariots of Darius III and conquers Persia.


Charge of the Light BrigadeThe Charge of the Light Brigade, 1854
"They swept proudly past, glittering in the morning sun. . ." In an incident later immortalized by poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson, a reporter describes the headlong charge of a British cavalry unit into murderous Russian gunfire.


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


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 >>>

 

Assassination of Gandhi
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