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  Talk:List of people known as war heroes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This List of notable war heroes page was inspired by noticing that war hero and war-hero are not WP pages, and knowing i couldn't write one.
Sharon is one of the biggest war heroes in Israel, particularly for 1973.
Hero status is definitely in the eye of the beholder...
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/War_hero   (2656 words)

 Hero   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
These mythological heroes were not always role models or possessed of heroic virtue; many were demigods, the offspring of mortals and the gods.
The age when heroes of this sort were active, and where the stories of Greek mythology were set, is frequently known as the "heroic age;" the heroic age ends shortly after the Trojan War is over and the legendary combatants have returned to home or exile.
Germanic, Hellene and Roman heroes, along with their attributes and forms of worship have been largely absorbed by the Orthodox and Catholic denominations of Christianity, forming the basis of modern day Saint worship.
www.1-free-software.com /en/wikipedia/h/he/hero.html   (585 words)

 Walks of Life
It is, however, a list of commonly known creatures that exist.
Heroes: Heroes are not necessarily the heroes of the stories; they are those that have interacted with Legends to the point where they are part of the myth.
Ghouls are known to feed on the flesh of the recently departed.
www.chem.ucla.edu /~iko/pbem/Races.html   (2004 words)

 Who or What is a Hero?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Most people simply agreed that heroes were literally 'extraordinary,' and performed astonishing deeds, far beyond the capabilities of the average person.
Heroes traditionally bestride the ages and so it seems only right that a hero virtually radiates an aura that is both immediately and continually perceptible.
One way to conclude this discussion may be to come back to our original proposition: 'Heroes are made, not born.' In the last years of the twentieth century, we may find a maker of heroes that ignores, engulf s or surpasses all previous creators of heroes.
www.gc.maricopa.edu /English/cffall94.html   (2012 words)

 List of people known as war heroes - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Moltke, Helmuth von, Prussian Generalfeldmarschall, hero of the Franco-Prussian war
Sharon, Ariel (born February 27, 1928); Major general (aluf in Hebrew), Israel, Israeli Defence Forces; was an armored division commander in the Six Day War and Yom Kippur War; At Yom Kippur War, October 1973, he held off the Egyptian attack, surrounded the Third Egyptian army and breached through the Suez Canal.
Tal, Israel (born); Major General, Israel, Israeli Defence Forces; was an armored-division commander in Sinai in the Six Day War and Yom Kippur War; the developer of the Merkava Tank.
open-encyclopedia.com /List_of_people_known_as_war_heroes   (724 words)

 Jerzy Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
List of people by name: Ha-Hd was a 34kB page embodying an unbroken list of 555 names (which drew my attention),
List of people by name: Ma (though i didn't know it yet) was progressing toward its peak at 54 kB with about 870 names, and
And who knows what will come of List of people known as war heroes; it looks as if i may be burned at the stake for starting it [smile].
www.variedtastes.com /encyclopedia/User:Jerzy   (2230 words)

 Bookreporter.com - BRAVE MEN, GENTLE HEROES by Michael Takiff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
None see themselves as heroes, even though many were viewed as such by their fellow soldiers and their government.
The differences between the two wars are dealt with clearly and honestly, both in the stories told and in the author/editor's notes.
It could have even benefited from a list of "speakers" in the front, as at times it was difficult to remember someone who had been introduced 50 or 100 pages earlier.
www.bookreporter.com /reviews/006621081X.asp   (817 words)

 Lists of people   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
List of people known as the father or mother of something
List of people believed to have been affected by bipolar disorder
Lists of people by belief, religious belief or philosophy
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/L/Lists-of-people.htm   (494 words)

 Thousands of BOAT NAMES, SHIP NAMES, MILITARY NAMES, AIRCRAFT NAMES, CAR NAMES  for your dog, horse, cat, pet or ...
A list of fictional ships, waterborne vessels that have been identified by name in works of fiction but do not really exist as such (oftentimes a real ship is used as a stage set, but the real name is not used).
A list of names of some train-routes that became legendary during the past.
This list of notable war heroes are outstanding examples of men of honorable service as chosen by their chain of command and their comrades in arms
www.lowchensaustralia.com /names/boats.htm   (947 words)

 List of the Real Military Heroes of the Iraq War, those who Resist. : Utah IMC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
List of the Real Military Heroes of the Iraq War, those who Resist.
An attempt was made to list all who refused to serve in this war, and the list includes 10 such individuals, but this is expanding rapidly, with help from folks like you (please send names and links to documentation!).
We can expect this list of public resisters to grow exponentially as Kerry or Bush, if as can be expected, expands the war next year, and possibly reintroduces the draft.
utah.indymedia.org /print.php?id=9304   (300 words)

 Mosquito brochure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
People don’t have conversations anymore, they “interface.” Politics is reduced to “sound bites.” The military has millions for its public relations efforts; peace activists have pennies.
Freedom of religion was won because of people such as Ann Hutchinson, who was a member of the Puritan church.
Her banishment from Massachusetts led to the establishment of new settlements with wider freedom of thought and religious tolerance.
www.warresisters.org /mosquito.htm   (1298 words)

 List of people known as war heroes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 Black Heroes in Every War
While it is regrettable that fl Americans should have participated in military actions adversely affecting native peoples, students should remember that not all the reprisals and measures taken by the government were unprovoked, nor were all of them carried out with the ruthlessness we sometimes hear of.
A war in which the contributions of fl heroes were badly needed, but the obstacles of racism were thrown in their paths.
During the "brothers war" many African Americans were eager to strike a blow for freedom long before American public opinion was ready to support the fighting efforts of the "Sable Arm." This is the story of the 6th Regiment of United States Colored Infantry and their war against prejudice as well as the Confederacy.
www.geocities.com /mclane65/black-heroes.html   (4680 words)

 CNN.com Specials
The abundance of premature babies is a little-known consequence of war, explained Sister Maryanne Pierre, the hospital's director.
Friends say Sister Pierre, whose parents were Christian, became enamored with the life of a nun while she was a little girl attending a Baghdad school run by Dominican sisters, an order established in that city in 1873.
Note: In every war there are acts of extraordinary courage where an individual, military or civilian, goes beyond what is expected to avert conflict, save lives or otherwise achieve an extraordinary mission.
www.cnn.com /SPECIALS/2003/iraq/heroes/nun.html   (561 words)

 Game Matters
But the genes of the people who acted in ways to preserve their tribe (as opposed to just themselves), are the genes that ultimately survived the longest, and those are the genes we all carry within us today.
Your task here is basically to get your hero up a tree, and anything at all will do: a meteor strike, the sudden death of his parents that puts the family business in his hands, the bite of a nuclear spider, and so on.
It should start with the hero is one state or condition, disrupt him in some fashion so he is once again tossed into turmoil, and it should end with him having achieved something meaningful, and perhaps having changed in some small way.
www.gamematters.com   (9258 words)

 War of Souls Summary
The people of Krynn have known war in past ages.
This war is one for the very heart and soul of the world itself.
A young woman, protected by her regiment of dark-armored knights, calls upon the might of an unknown god to bring victory to her army as it sweeps across the land.
www.krynnwoman.com /Summaries/Sum-WarofSouls.htm   (419 words)

 Iraq War News
The war was on television 24/7, and when your teenage son is 7,000 miles away fighting in Iraq, you're on the same schedule.
A display with a pair of boots, M-16 rifle, Kevlar helmet and dog tags with Valles' name were displayed in her memory, as a first sergeant read the roll call for her unit.
The United States, which went to war in Iraq without the United Nations' backing, now finds itself in the awkward position of having to ask for UN help in stabilizing the country.
www.brandonblog.homestead.com /files/2003_07_18_archive.html   (2538 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
There are two other fallen Heroes from that unit whose names have not yet been released.
I hope that it means something, however small, to know that the passing of a Hero does not go unnoticed – that an entire country feels the loss.
I hope that there continue to be more men and women willing to take those risks for people like me, to protect this country, to draw the line and stand to guard it, because I can sleep at night knowing they are there.
iraqwarnews.net /2005/08/when-angels-mourn.html   (635 words)

 U.S. War Heroes of the Iraq War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Every War has its heroes, those who take risks to protect the values we cherish; this war is no different.
They are wrong when they think that I left the war for fear of being killed.
When he went to his superiors about his changing feelings regarding the war, he was offered a desk job away from combat, he responded to this offer by saying “Thank you sergeant major, I don’t want your money anymore.
www.tomjoad.org /WarHeroes.htm   (1411 words)

 Winds of Change.NET: How To Support The Troops   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Helping Our Heroes Foundation' is a 501c3 charity that makes small cash grants to needy families of injured troops.
On one of my email lists, there was a 'magazine drive' - apparently a number of the SOG folks were going back to 1911's, and there was a shortage of good quality magazines for them.
People like myself do things out of the kindness of our heart to help people, show them that there are people that care.
www.windsofchange.net /archives/003234.php   (8736 words)

 Rantburg: Oderint Dum Metuant...
Six people were injured and several homes near the station were destroyed by the bombs.
ETA is blamed for more than 800 deaths and is listed as a terrorist organization by the United States and the European Union.
If their intent was the make the journalists hostages, why does that not bother me? I mean they're insurgents fighting the good war as far as the journalists are concern.
www.rantburg.com   (6475 words)

 The Iraq Page - Remembering Those Who Lost Their Lives in the Iraq War of 2003-2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The website contains a list of soldiers who need/want the slings, as well as news articles and testimonials from the soldiers.
Mora, 23, a U.S. Army sergeant, was killed in Balad, Iraq, when the vehicle in which he was patrolling was hit by indirect fire, according to Martha Rudd,spokeswoman for the U.S. Army.
He is the fourth soldier with ties to the Virgin Islands to die in the Iraq War.
www.pigstye.net /iraq   (1507 words)

 List of people known as war heroes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Name (italics indicate extremely well-known heroes in historical wars, whose service is attested only by legend)
Accomplishment (especially if outstanding among notable war heroes)
Rommel, Erwin (1891 November 15 - 1944 October 14); gen, then field marshal, German Wehrmacht Africa Corps; rebuilding of Axis forces in Libya, WW II, 1941-1942; granted suicide, despite charge of high treason (based partly on suspicion of his involvement in unsuccessful July 20 Plot assassination attack on his commander-in-chief), 1944
www.1-free-software.com /en/wikipedia/l/li/list_of_people_known_as_war_heroes.html   (808 words)

 BookPage Review: Gift Books Roundup
Why is it that people just won't let it go, insisting on reenacting battles and clinging to any bit of personal history that connects them with the war?
The Civil War: Unstilled Voices, by Chuck Lawliss, is a special collection of replicas of letters, memoirs, and newspaper articles that describes the war in different voices, from different perspectives.
The war's varied participants tell their stories -- the soldiers, spies, nurses, writers, and prisoners, to name a few, both famous and unknown.
www.bookpage.com /9912bp/gift_books_roundup3.html   (976 words)

 The NitPicker's Guide to the Lord of the Rings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Tolkien not only wants get across the effect of war and necessity for vigilance as you say but also makes the case that it is the common folk who are the true warriors against the Shadow of Evil The heroics are a thing of the past.Thanks for the list.
Sam, to my mind, was the real hero, but that wasn't because Frodo had been fully overcome by the ring, just that he was too weak to throw it away in the end.
Frodo was a reluctant hero in the books, unsure of himself most of the time but made of sterner stuff than even Gandalf realized until faced with the ring's actual destruction.
jackflannel.org /lotr   (17652 words)

 Iraq War News
Before the Iraq war, Schoomaker explained, the Army had no intention of producing thousands of Humvees, which are designed for use by Army scouts and military police who are less likely to engage in combat.
When war ended in Iraq, Pentagon officials projected that 235 armored Humvees would be needed for all Iraq, rather than the nearly 5,000 needed now.
Two civilians were killed and 19 people, including two policemen, wounded when assailants fired Katyusha rockets at the provincial governor's office on the outskirts of the main northern city of Mosul, police said.
www.brandonblog.homestead.com /files/2004_03_27_archive.html   (2169 words)

 CWN Book Reviews
Throughout the Civil War, Georgia newspapers listed deserters on a daily basis.
His compelling study of a neglected but important phase of the Civil War conveys why and when these Georgia soldiers left the ranks and went over to the enemy.
We quickly realize they are common flesh and blood soldiers — neither heroes nor villains — and because the author has done his homework, we do not look at them as anything but victims of geography.
www.civilwarnews.com /reviews/bookreviews.cfm?ID=266   (529 words)

 Politics1 - Guide to American Political Parties
Famed "baby doctor" Benjamin Spock -- a leftist and staunch opponent of the Vietnam War -- was the PFP Presidential nominee in 1972.
so if you want to tell other people how to live their lives, how to think, how to dress or what they can and cannot do to their bodies, then become a prison warden, or a political party in some middle eastern country and rule there," explains the party's platform preface.
Because the vast majority of citizens who use any illegal substance use only marijuana, the war on drugs is basically a war on marijuana.
www.politics1.com /parties.htm   (9731 words)

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