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Speaking of the Civil War . . .

How many times have you been reading a text in which the author refers to a famous battle as though you could immediately recall all the details, the outcome, the key figures, and the order of battle?

This website is a great resource when you find yourself needing a quick refresher on Washington's crossing of the Delaware, or how Benedict Arnold outmanoeuvred the British at Saratoga.

History Animated provides very helpful and interesting animations of battles from the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Mexican War, the Civil War and both Atlantic and Pacific theaters of World War Two.

I know, it is for school kids . . .  But it is well done and a good place to kill an hour or two "reviewing." 

Check it out History Animated

Reader Comments (2)

Did you order those TIME LIfe series they used to show on TV? I always wondered who ordered those : )
February 4, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterkas

I confess, I did. That was a long, long time ago though, way before the Ken Burns series. About all that was out there was Bruce Catton's American Heritage edition on the Civil War with all the cool paintings and battlefield reconstructions I read over and over when I was a kid.

Same is true for EB and Great Books.

I'm not alone--there are a gazillion of the Time-Life books on Ebay. Sellers are lucky to get a buck apiece for them. I finally gave mine away just to clear shelf-space.
February 4, 2013 | Registered CommenterKim Riddlebarger

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