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  friendly dictators
General Sani Abacha is a corrupt and repressive dictator in the oil-rich country of Nigeria.
General Noriega became commander-in-chief of the National Guard in Panama in 1983, and for the next six years was more powerful than the President.
General Nasution, a close associate of Suharto, called for the extermination of three million Indonesian communist party members, and with the CIA supervised the murderous purge.
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 List of Lutherans - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The following is a list of famous Lutherans.
Alexandra Nechita, at 15 years old, she is one of the most famous artists in the world.
General John Vessey, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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 War - Freepedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
First generation warfare reflects tactics of the era of the smoothbore musket, the tactics of line and column.
Second generation warfare was developed in response to the rifled musket, breechloaders, barbed wire, the machinegun, and indirect fire.
Fourth generation warfare is widely dispersed and largely undefined, with a blurred distinction between war and peace and few clear battlefields or fronts.
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 Famous Generals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
After researching the general, the students will be able to name important information about the general.
She will also explain to the students that they are to pick one general to research.
This is a list of famous generals that the teacher created to assist the students in deciding upon a general to research.
www.valdosta.edu /~flaltman/lesson5.html   (859 words)

  
 Apolyton Civilization Forums > Miscellaneous > Archive > Civ3-The List of Ideas for Firaxis - Archive > ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Famous generals can go solo on occasion, meaning that they will lead a revolution against you and start their own splinter Civ which must either be integrated back into your own Civ, eradicated, or which will replace your own Civ.
The second category states that employing famous units will facilitate far too much micromanagement, and that if any famous units are used at all they should be as “invisible influences” (such as a Famous General “unit” that will increase the morale of all of your troops in one section of your Civ).
The person opting to take the route with less micromanagement cannot fully employ his or her famous units (as they are locked into position and cannot be moved), but there is less of a chance of the famous unit dying prematurely.
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 Famous French people
His most famous painting is the "Water-lillies" which he painted in the elaborate garden he had made for himself.
He is famous for piano pieces such as "Children's Corner" and his orchestral work "The Afternoon of a Faun" ("L'apès-midi d'une faune").
Joan persuaded Charles and the generals of the French army to let her take on this task and raised the siege of the town of Orleans.
www.earlystart.co.uk /esfrench1/04people.htm   (1823 words)

  
 Famous Generals Of Wwii - History Forum
But I just think that if a general had repeatedly made mistake like this, he would be moved into the back with a desk job before committing another mistake...
I think Patton was by far the best field general the Americans had, and he grew to become a master of offensive tactics.
Given that the allies in the West had a 10 to 3 superiority in everything (manpower, tanks, artillery) and a 5 to 1 air superiority (5 to nothing in the very late stages of the war) I wouldn't hold his deeds as "extraordinary".
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 Famous  Friends of America
And here is an incomplete list of the many miscreants who, in spite of their imperfections, have had a friend in America:
As the gap between the rich and poor grew wider, the poor grew impatient.
Bavadra was overthrown by the pro-nuclear General Rabuka, with the help of the US.
www.notacolony.ca /famous__friends_of_america.htm   (9058 words)

  
 Famous Canadians
There are a lot of different lists floating around out there, and each one will invariably reflect the various interests and agendas of their authors.
Being able to identify famous Canadians is something a lot of teachers are keen to teach students at a young age, as it's considered an important component of Canadian patriotism.
Her most famous novel is probably The Handmaiden's Tale, which is a story set in the future, after Christain fundamentalists have taken control of the United States and turned it into a horrifying totalitarian nightmare world.
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 Military History's Most Wanted   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
No one on that list is a complete surprise, but certainly historians (amateur and professional) might argue as to why someone else should not be on the list.
There are lists for underrated commanders, overrated commanders, commanders who read too many of their own press clippings, best war movies, most decisive battles, most lopsided victories and on and on.
General Taylor was the son of President Taylor and eventually commanded the Department of East Lousiana, Mississippi, and Alabama.
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 Cyndi's List - Famous People   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Contains 1930 census images of famous and well-known figures of the 20th century.
A mailing list dedicated to the genealogy and history of Pocahontas (c1595-1617), daughter of Powhatan.
Listing of soldiers by surname and by regiments.
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 [Marxism] Survivors describe wedding massacre; generals hail famous victory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Alongside her in the ward yesterday were three badly injured girls from the Rakat family: Khalood Mohammed, aged just a year and struggling for breath, Moaza Rakat, 12, and Iqbal Rakat, 15, whose right foot doctors had already amputated.
Among the dead were 27 members of the extended Rakat family, their wedding guests and even the band of musicians hired to play at the ceremony, among them Hussein al-Ali from Ramadi, one of the most popular singers in western Iraq.
But we operated within our rules of engagement." Major General James Mattis, commander of the 1st Marine Division, was scathing of those who suggested a wedding party had been hit.
lists.econ.utah.edu /pipermail/marxism/2004-May/008581.html   (1260 words)

  
 Famous Homeschoolers - Home School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Well, here is a list of 17 famous homeschoolers and some of them may be..
Well, here is a list of 17 famous homeschoolers and some of them may be surprising:...
Why and how the Travers family homeschools, their year in preview, and a list of famous homeschoolers.
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 EntWagon.com : Famous quotations on Generals, famous sayings, quotable words, thoughts, poetry
I am convinced that the best service a retired general can perform is to turn in his tongue along with his suit, and to mothball his opinions.
Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers and the sacrifices of his friends.
I think with the Romans, that the general of today should be a soldier tomorrow if necessary.
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 CRpuzzles Crypto List Puzzles Index
Many of the states whose nicknames are in today's Crypto List will be readily recognized; others may be more obscure to solvers who don't live in or near them.
A cupcake of a Crypto List: a baker's dozen of bakery goods are hidden in today's puzzle.
Memorable models of the GM giant are the subject of this Crypto List.
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 Famous Masons M-Z
Listings of those who are (or were during their lifetime) Masons serves to remind us of the many notables who have - of their own free will - chosen to associate with this noble institution.
He is remembered for his order to his troops at the Battle of Bunker Hill: "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes." His son joined Freemasonry as well.
Savalas, Telly - Actor who became famous as the bald police detective who was strong on the outside but gentle inside - and always had a lollypop in his mouth.
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 Civil War Artillery - Famous Men
So many well-known generals got their start in the artillery that this could be a Who's Who of the Civil War.
Instead, this is a brief list of men whose fame lay at least in part with their work in the artillery.
He isn't famous, but I include him here as a reminder, like Pelham, of the way the War destroyed so much of the youth of the nation.
www.cwartillery.org /afammen.html   (1160 words)

  
 Virginia Fast Facts and Trivia
General Thomas Jackson got his nickname "Stonewall" in Manassass.
Robert E. Lee, Commanding General of the Army of Northern Virginia, surrendered his men to Ulysses Grant, General-in-Chief of all United States forces, on April 9, 1865 at the Appomattox Court House.
Waynesboro was the site of the last major battle of the Civil War in central Virginia, the Battle of Waynesboro in 1865 between Generals Jubal Early and Philip Sheridan.
www.50states.com /facts/virginia.htm   (841 words)

  
 Famous Filipinos
She was a consistent honor student in high school and a standout athlete in girls' basketball.
She was in the dean's list in college and was a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society.
Following an internship in Internal Medicine at San Diego Naval Hospital in 1982, Mariano was assigned as the General Officer on board USS Prairie where she served as the sole physician for a ship's company of 750 men and women.
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 Famous Lutherans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In many cases an individual could have been placed in a number of different areas; however, in part to prevent this list from becoming unduly long, we have placed each person in one category only, with a listing of his or her major contributions to church and society after his/her name.
Her most famous case was the capture of Klaus Barbie.
Hank Peters, former General Manager of the Baltimore Orioles (where he was named baseball executive of the year) and the Cleveland Indians.
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 list of military medals for the usa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
It is the first book on the history of Poland which lists all of the...
This is a list of military decorations, listed in order of precedence,...
List of prizes, medals, and awards A list of famous prizes, medals, and awards...
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 The History Guy: The War List
War List Page Format: the format used for these lists is fairly simple.
If a conflict can be broken up into one or more component parts, the secondary wars are listed below the primary war and are indented to show they "belong" to it.
England sided with Protestant Dutch rebels against Catholic Spain and with the Protestant (Huguenot) French against the Catholic French in the Wars of Religion, a series of French religious civil wars.
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A comprehensive list of associations, schools and government bodies around the world, including a number that offer tested credentials in various language pairs can be found at http://www.proz.com/translator_associations.
Linguists are encouraged to review the list for organizations that may be of benefit to them.
List of real-estate terms to be found in Canadian law or legal history and extracted from the World Wide Legal Information Association's Legal Dictionary http://www.wwlia.org/ca-re6.htm
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 Missouri: Famous People | eThemes | eMINTS
The Aztec Club was a group of generals and officers who served in the Mexican War.
A long list of famous Missourians, the town they are from and their occupations.
An alphabetical list of people who have a star and have ties to St. Louis.
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 Fourth of July Celebrations Database
In the afternoon an elegant dinner was prepared for Congress, to which were invited the President and Supreme Executive Council, and Speaker of the Assembly of this State, the General Officers and Colonels of the army, and strangers of eminence, and the members of the several Continental Boards in town.
After dinner a number of toasts were drank, all breaking independence, and a generous love of liberty, and commemorating the memories of those brave and worthy patriots who gallantly exposed their lives, and fell gloriously in defence [sic] of freedom and the righteous cause of their country.
The evening was closed with the ringing of bells, and at night there was a grand exhibition of fireworks, which began and concluded with thirteen rockets on the commons, and the city was beautifully illuminated.
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 Rumsfeld's Rules
The secretary of defense is not a super general or admiral.
His task is to exercise civilian control over the department for the commander in chief and the country.
When you initiate new activities, find things you are currently doing that you can discontinue -- whether reports, activities, etc. It works, but you must force yourself to do it.
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Flavor Text: The mourning families of commanders and generals were often given land, valuables, or money to compensate for their losses.
From then on he let his generals command in the field while he directed battle from behind the front lines.
Flavor Text: Incensed by their opponents' unrelenting taunts, even wise generals were known to rashly lead their troops into battle-often to disastrous defeats.
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 Amazon.ca: Books: Famous Generals of the Great War Who Led the United States and Her Allies to a Glorious Victory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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 PejmanPundit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Rather, this is meant to serve as a general discussion for the problems with the entire Star Wars series.
The list Pim Fortuyn came in second in the elections, and will likely be asked to help form a government.
And given that the former Sarge should be a current General (the guy is that smart), it makes me feel that much better about the movie.
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 Amazon.com: Great Generals Vol. 2 (1941): DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
As a four star general during WWII, he headed both the U.S. and Chinese Nationalist resistance to the Japanese advance on the Far Eastern mainland.
George C. Marshall - Chief protagonist of the cross-channel invasion of Europe strategy, author of the post-war "Marshall Plan" and "true organizer of victory" according to Britain's Prime Minister Winston Churchchill.
Product offered violates Amazon.com's policy on items that can be listed for sale.
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 FAMOUS HOMESCHOOLERS News and Article Directory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Please visit (http://www.homeschool-curriculum-4u.com) for a complete list of Mary's articles.
Well, here is a list of 17 famous homeschoolers and some of...
Visit www.uuhomschool.org for a list on homeschooling groups across the country that are open and inviting to all people.
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