Learning Cobol where to start

Hello All,

could anyone pass on some decent links that give me some point to start on learning Cobol

-what kind of language is it
-what versions are there out there
-on which OS's does it run
-etc.....

need to know it all

TIA
HAGD:O)Bruintje
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Check out the following links:

http://www.jaymoseley.com/programming/cobol.htm
http://www.csis.ul.ie/cobol

Contains a Demo Training application
http://demo.datatrain.nl/dtrain/datatrain/demo_cobol02a.htm

Teach Yourself COBOL in 21 days, Second Edition
http://platon.lacitec.on.ca/~jlemoe/Cobol/Materiel/Cobol/Manuel/ch07/ch07.htm

The links start you off at the beginning and goes through the language step by step
The Demo Application, gives a continual assessment.
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bruintjeAuthor Commented:
thanks all, that will give me something to work with when i finish the current project on hand
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