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  Military strategy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Military strategy deals with the planning and conduct of campaigns, the movement and disposition of forces, and the deception of the enemy.
In the environment of the grand strategy, the military component is largely reduced to operational strategy -- the planning and control of large military units such as corps and divisionss.
The principles of military strategy can be found as far back as 500 BC in the works of Sun Tzu and earlier in Spartan thinking.
www.encyclopedia-1.com /m/mi/military_strategy.html   (3045 words)

 List of military writers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
This is a list of military writers, alphabetical by last name.
Hart, B.H. Liddell, proponent of the "indirect approach", influential on all 20th century military thinking
Tiberius, Flavius Mauricius, Byzantine Emperor and traditional author of the military treatise Strategikon
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Famous_military_writers   (414 words)

 Encyclopedia: List of Famous Belgians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The list also comprises (4) fictional characters who are undisputedly Belgians, and (5) important ones whose citizenship is unknown or not Belgian and with Belgian creators.
This is a list of Belgian people, and more precisely of notable people who (1) were Belgian citizens at least during one period of their life, or (2) are Belgian citizens, as well as of notable people (3) born in Belgium or in the provinces of present-day Belgium, but...
Raoul Vaneigem (born 1934) is a Belgian writer and philosopher.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-Famous-Belgians   (7831 words)

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The concept of the military order, then, met with some initial resistance, but this faded as the orders proved their worth in the Holy Land and became part of the religious establishment, and in time they were regarded as highly as any other religious order.
It is clear that the military orders did have a distinctive image in the literature of this period, but it is much more difficult to deduce a connection between this and their real-life images, or to explain why they appear in some literary works and not in others.
The problem here was that the military orders were claiming that they could not be tried in the king's court and were not answerable to the bishop, but only to the pope, and that they had papal privileges which effectively allowed them to choose their own judges in the church courts.
www.the-orb.net /encyclop/religion/monastic/knights.html   (10200 words)

Publishing is, after all, a business, and the wise writer accepts it as such and seeks to educate herself with an eye toward increased marketplace viability and attendant enhanced remuneration.
Purge your prose of allegory, alliteration, and analogy.
It is all excellent, and its validity is borne out by throngs of happy writers who never complain about the results of their having followed this advice.
www.woollymammoth.com /keith/whatever/advice.html   (1235 words)

 SAPL: Websites - Women's History
Famous women, such as Dian Fossey, Nadia Comaneci, Florence Nightingale, and not so famous women, such as Alice Hamilton, the founder of occupational medicine, and Hind al-Hunud, the last of the "famed battle queens of pre-Islamic Western Arabia" can all be found here.
The list is in alphabetical order and includes writers, such as the Brontes, political figures, such as Sandra Day O’Connor, scientists, such as Grace Hopper, historical figures, such as Sappho and Elizabeth I, and many other categories.
You will find Toni Morrison listed under M for Morrison, under her birthstate of Ohio, under the years 1927 (her year of birth) and 1995 (the year she won the Nobel Prize for Literature), and under the heading for African-Americans.
www.ci.sat.tx.us /library/web/women.asp   (5500 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Features -- Writers Guild celebrates members who wrote famous movie and TV lines
The Writers Guild of America is using billboards to promote its members, identifying them as the authors of famous film and television lines.
The billboards contain the famous lines and a photo of the writer, but not the writer's name or even the name of the film.
During contract negotiations in 2001, writers said it was unfair that film directors get credit for movies, while writers are often not allowed on sets and, in some cases, not invited to premieres.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/features/20030925-2238-writerscampaign.html   (641 words)

 The Norwich Guidon - Norwich University Student Newspaper
Founded in 1996, this is the thirteenth Writers' Symposium overall, including five at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Norwich is currently the only school in the country that hosts the Military Writers' Symposium.
The purpose of the Writers' Symposium is to expose Norwich students, faculty, alumni, and the public to the works and views of authors, historians, journalists, and national figures in order to educate, enlighten and inspire them.
The Writers' Symposium was founded in 1996 and renamed in memory of the late Ambassador William E. Colby in 1997.
www.norwich.edu /about/guidon/2003may01/colby.html   (1533 words)

 All National Women's History Month Honorees   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Writer, suffragist, speaker, activist and publisher, Day aided conscientious objectors in World War II, demonstrated against the Vietnam war and supported the organizing efforts of farm workers in California.
Famous for her stunning combination of technique and vision, her brilliant colors and simplicity of form, O'Keeffe ranks as one of our great contemporary American artists.
One of the most-decorated military women in U.S. history and the Air Force’s first female general, after retiring in 1980, General Vaught was the driving force behind the building and dedication of the Women in Military Service for America Memorial in Washington, DC.
www.nwhp.org /whm/all-honorees.html   (10326 words)

 Famous Jews Interactive: Home Page
Famous Jews Interactive is the result of a collaboration between the Center for Ethnic Jewish Studies (CEJES), located in Ramat Aviv, Israel, and the Yahoodi volunteers.
Jews are over-represented in all forms of medicine, in all the professions, in every sport, in modeling and fashion, in law-enforcement and the military, in political sex scandals, in new-age religion...
As the moderators of this site, we had to decide on the criteria for accepting a person to the list if their Jewishness would be in dispute by one or more Jewish groups.
yahoodi.com /famous   (1055 words)

 1000s of Famous Locations of movies, film stars, sites, actors & events from our Database
The Tower of London is by far one of the most famous and well preserved historical buildings in the world.
Famous Locations in Prague include the Strahov Monastery, Cerninsky Palace, the Klementinum and one of the grandest squares in the city, Hradcanska Namesti.
Glencoe in the Scottish Highlands is one of the major Famous Locations in the latest Harry Potter movie entitled Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
www.famouslocations.com /pages/007.php   (826 words)

 The Art of War - TheBestLinks.com - Art of war, Australia, Chinese language, England, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Art of War (Chinese: 孫子兵法 sūn zi bīng fǎ) was a Chinese military text written during the 6th century BC by Sun Tzu.
Composed of 13 chapters, it has long been praised as the definitive work on military strategies and tactics prior to the collapse of Imperial China.
Various translations are available and are used by some European military institutions, for instance, in Germany before World War I.
www.thebestlinks.com /Art_of_war.html   (426 words)

 Military records of famous soldiers to be made public
Copies of military records of Elvis Presley, Steve McQueen and novelist Jack Kerouac are a few of the 1.2 million document.
Among the flood of papers are records related to famous politicians, military leaders and at least one rock ’n’ roll star.
Writer Jack Kerouac, who enlisted in the Navy, was confined to a military hospital for a period in 1943 while psychiatrists tried to determine if he had a mental disorder.
www.paratrooper.net /commo/Topic169289-2-1.aspx#bm169289   (885 words)

 Keller vs. Gordon - Plus: Michael Kelly remembered. By Mickey Kaus
The military column across Iraq is thinner than some would like, that is not a consequence of "doing it on the cheap" but of failed diplomacy.
The American military discovered that its forces were stretched thin when they were forced to combat the paramilitary forces in the south even as they advanced to Baghdad.
Forget that we are presently fighting a war in Iraq primarily on land; that America's most important recent military engagement, the Gulf war, was mainly a land battle; that the most important military engagement prior to that, Vietnam, was a mainly a land battle.
www.slate.com /id/2080972   (7285 words)

 SovLit.com - Encyclopedia of Soviet Authors - Bely, A.
At age 15, Bely became acquainted with the family of Mikhail Solovyov, the younger brother of the famous philosopher Vladimir Solovyov.
In the Solovyov home, Bely was exposed to a wide range of cultured guests and discussions of art.
In 1914 and 1915 Bely was also working on the novel "Kotik Letaev", an autobiographical retelling of his childhood.
www.sovlit.com /bios/bely.html   (866 words)

 Popularity Guide - PopularityGuide.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Indeed, as "infamy" (an equally well-known profile, but as a bad example; the antonym of fame) seems passing out of common English usage, even high-profile criminals may be considered to be famous, but they are not always celebrities, as this rather requires an active presence, at least in the media, while crime usually shuns publicity.
In other cases, particularly in the United States, celebrity may be confined to only one state: Lin Sue Cooney, for example, is a well known television reporter in Arizona, but she is not that well known in other areas.
Hilton is in some senses a special case; she is famous at least in part for being an example of the perceived negative or shallow aspects of celebrity life, and some believe she is going out of her way to fill that role and gather further attention.
popularityguide.com   (1476 words)

 National Recording Registry - National Recording Preservation Board (Library of Congress)
The singer is not listed on the discs, but is thought to be Henry Burr.
Goodman’s stellar bandsmen were joined by Lionel Hampton and members of the Count Basie and Duke Ellington ensembles for this famous festival of jazz during the height of the swing music era.
John Coltrane’s lightning-fast runs on this debut recording for Atlantic Records have been described by writer Ira Gitler as "sheets of sound." In characteristic fashion, Coltrane plays phrases forward, backwards and upside down, exhausting the possible permutations of a motive before proceeding.
www.loc.gov /rr/record/nrpb/nrpb-masterlist.html   (9423 words)

 ALA | Great Web Sites for Kids
These are women who were writers, educators, scientists, heads of state, politicians, civil rights crusaders, artists, entertainers, and others.
List of internal links to each president of the United States.
He became famous for being a scientist, an inventor, a statesman, a printer, a philosopher, a musician, and an economist.
www.ala.org /gwstemplate.cfm?section=greatwebsites&template=/cfapps/gws/displaysection.cfm&sec=11   (453 words)

 Grim's Hall
There is also an open invitation to regular readers with military backgrounds -- if you can think of a book you'd like to teach, drop me an email explaining your background and what book you want to teach.
Feel free to mention it around, if you know any activist types out there who want to run the world someday, and who can be trusted to keep to the rules so that this will be pleasant and polite for all parties.
There is another: if the military has been ordered to treat the insurgents in line with the Conventions, then there is an obligation to do so whether or not the Conventions normally would apply.
grimbeorn.blogspot.com /2004_11_14_grimbeorn_archive.html   (4494 words)

 A BRIEF LIST OF MOST FAMOUS MESSIANIC JEWS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The French philosopher is initially influenced by mechanistic writers like Spencer, Mill, and Darwin, but breaks away in books like An Introduction to Metaphysics (which develops a theory of knowledge in which intuition is key) and Creative Evolution (which concludes that Darwinian mechanisms cannot explain life's expansiveness and creativity).
He is a popular writer and lecturer, as a biographer notes: "He liked to arouse curiosity by announcing [lectures] under peculiar titles; but he always endeavored, no matter what his subject might be, to lead his heroes from it to Christ.
He is remembered as an eminent scholar, a voluminous writer and remains unrivalled in his contributions to the knowledge of Jewish life and customs of the times of Jesus the Messiah.
www.israelinprophecy.org /live_site/english/brief_list-most_famous_messianic_jews.html   (17530 words)

 Famous Chinese People Topic Center - Chinese
List of famous Chinese people Famous Chinese or Chinese-speaking/writing people.
Yao Wenyuan Yao Wenyuan (姚文元, Pinyin Y?o W?nyu?n) (born 1931) is a former ChinaChinese writer and pro...
Kuan is listed as the 59th of t...
www.famouschinese.com /public/Famous_Chinese_People.html   (2957 words)

 AOSHS - Famous Persons M-O
The military and overseas brats of this country, have made and continue to make contributions to business, literature, education, entertainment, medicine and the security of this country.
Moore was born at Fort Bragg in North Carolina on Dec. 3, 1961, the daughter of a military judge and his social worker wife.
Due to her father's military career her family moved dozens of times before she graduated from high school.
aoshs.wichita.edu /famousM-O.html   (1921 words)

 WizbangTech   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
In the interest of honesty, my blog is listed twice under blogspot defectors, once as "ham fisted theatrics" and again as DC Pierson's weblog.
Glenn makes an honorary appearance in the Running List Of Blogspot Defectors, since he was on Blogspot for one whole day.
That list may or may not put me in a large group of the citizenry, I don't know and I'm not really interested in finding out.
www.aylwardfamily.com /content/200305archive001.asp   (9672 words)

 Amazon.com: The Hinge Factor : How Chance and Stupidity Have Changed History: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Military historian and war correspondent Durschmied, who lives in France, reminds us that chance--known in military terms as the Hinge Factor--can also play a decisive role.
This has often been attempted in sports (tennis matches, cricket etc.) but applying it to military strategy is tougher and ED deserves praise for his attempt.
Historians, and those historical camp followers of their exegesis, seem to take delight in excoriating writers who attempt to trespass on hallowed historical ground by presenting sacrosanct history in ways that can blosom debate and general intellectual intercourse.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1559705728?v=glance   (2273 words)

 Nineteenth Century Websites
The archives of the Victoria List are concerned with nineteenth century British Culture and Society.
Categories include instruction, relgion, and early didactic writers; travel, folktales, and nursery stories; some mid-century developments--women writers and the renascence of wonder; boys' stories of school, adventure, and empire; late Victorian illustrators, Peter Rabbit, and the Wizard of Oz.
It lists links to other Web sites: general resources in Victorian literature; authors, works, projects; selected social issues and writing; course syllabi and teaching resources; criticism and critics (general); journals; listservs and newsgroups; and conferences and calls for papers.
academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu /english/melani/novel_19c/websites.html   (1948 words)

 Banned Books Online
Note that the listings are meant to be representative rather than exhaustive.
, Walt Whitman's famous collection of poetry, was withdrawn in Boston in 1881, after the District Attorney threatened criminal prosecution for the use of explicit language in some poems.
To see a list of books have been the targets of recent school censorship attempts in the United States see this list of Challenged and Banned Books of 2004 from the American Library Association.
digital.library.upenn.edu /books/banned-books.html   (4421 words)

 what non muslims say about islam
Michael H. Hart of USA who wrote "The 100 most influential persons in history" and placed Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) as number one, on the top of the list.
One of its languages became the universal language of much of the world, the bridge between the peoples of a hundred lands.
Its armies were made up of people of many nationalities, and its military protection allowed a degree of peace and prosperity that had never been known.
www.daar-ul-ehsaan.org /story.htm   (1006 words)

 Symptoms of Dyslexia
With enormous effort, they may be able to "memorize" Monday's spelling list long enough to pass Friday's spelling test, but they can't spell those very same words two hours later when writing those words in sentences.
The starting list was created by the Kitty Petty Institute, but it has been added to for years.
Hugh Newell Jacobsen, famous architect, winner of 90 different awards for design, including 20 Architectural Record Awards for the best house design of the year.
www.dys-add.com /symptoms.html   (2344 words)

 Famous Technical Writers - I Wanna Be Famous! I wanna be a famous writer!
Thomas Pynchon (Gravity's Rainbow, Mason and Dixon, Vineland) was a writer for Boeing in the early 1960s.
Kurt Vonnegut worked as a technical writer for General Electric.
Joann Hackos would definitely be on my list.
www.iwannabefamous.com /technicalwriters.html   (606 words)

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