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  Man O' War (horse) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Man O' War, born March 29, 1917 at Nursery Stud farm in Lexington, Kentucky, United States - died November 1, 1947 at Faraway Farm in Lexington, Kentucky, affectionately known as Big Red, [1] is the greatest thoroughbred racehorse of all time.
That May, three-year-old Man O' War was not entered in the Kentucky Derby because his owner did not like racing in Kentucky and believed it was too early in the year for a young horse to go a mile and a quarter.
Man O' War was inducted in the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 1957.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Man_O'_War_(racehorse)   (1001 words)

  
 Man of war - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The man of war was developed in the Mediterranean in the 15th century from earlier roundships with the addition of a second mast to form the carrack.
The Portuguese man o' war is a stinging hydrozoan related to the jellyfish.
Man O'War Cay is an island in the Bahamas, a part of the Abacos near Marsh Harbour, famous for boat-building.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Man_of_war   (258 words)

  
 ESPN.com: Man o' War came close to perfection
Man o' War "was almost left at the post," the Louisville Courier-Journal reported.
Man o' War's last race was against Sir Barton, who in 1919 had become the first to win the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont.
Man o' War held American records for the fastest mile, 1 1/8 miles, 1 3/8 miles, 1½ miles and 1 5/8 miles.
espn.go.com /sportscentury/features/00016132.html   (1223 words)

  
 Man O' War
Man O' War's mother, Mahubah, meaning "may good things be with you" had a sweet disposition that was inherited by her father, Rock Sand, winner of Great Britain's Triple Crown.
Man O' War won the Belmont Stakes by 20 lengths and the Lawrence Realization by an astounding 100 lengths.
The first pic is of a tired Man O' War taking a sip of champagne from his trophy in the winners circle.
www.angelfire.com /stars/acer/manowar.html   (629 words)

  
 LADYDRAGON.COM - MAN OF WAR II
Man of War 2 puts you in command of an important naval war fleet in the Age of Sail.
Man of War 2 has over 12 different historical scenarios that can be played, including the major naval wars that were fought in the years 1765 and 1815.
Man of War 2 is a very good game especially if you like the Age of Sail, or if you like ships altogether.
www.ladydragon.com /a-manofwar2.html   (479 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This allowed Man Of War to sharpen his craft as a emcee and brought about his lyrical sharp weaponry which allows Man Of War to stand out different with his unique style and form.
The name Man Of War represents a leader who is among leaders in the final spiritual war between good and evil for the kingdom of God.
Man Of War sees that there is a war over souls and he is determined to fight the good fight of faith to win souls for his God.
www.syntaxrecords.com /artists/manofwar.htm   (158 words)

  
 Man of War II: Chains of Command for PC video game review and cheats   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Man of War II is a first-person perspective game that puts you in command of the Age of Sail ships.
I found Man of War II to be really relaxing to play when not in battles because of the movement of the ship and the wind, but when it came to the battles I found myself getting tense and moving around the ship.
Man of War II is a real breath of fresh air when it comes to fighting at sea.
www.gamezilla.com /reviews/m/mow2.asp   (955 words)

  
 SF REVIEWS.NET: Old Man's War / John Scalzi
Old Man's War is a tremendous, confident SF debut for well-known blogger John Scalzi.
Openly patterning itself after Starship Troopers, Old Man's War takes an exciting tale of alien conflict and dresses it up intelligently with such themes as individual identity, what makes one human, the significance of mortality, and the ethics of life extension.
In Old Man's War, the age-old theme of the brotherhood (here meant in a gender-neutral sense, of course) between soldiers is naturally put through its paces again.
www.sfreviews.net /oldmanswar.html   (1158 words)

  
 Man Of War II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Wargamer carries many of these custom-built scenarios on Phil Natta's Man of War II site, and there are pirate scenarios, frigate duels during the War of 1812, and many others.
Some of the Man of War II support websites are providing some great cues and hints in their FAQ's, so be sure to go through The Wargamer's Man of War II FAQ page and see all the gunnery ranging and field of fire hints.
But Man of War II might have been better had it featured 3D textured wireframe models of the ships and a Myth-like panning and moving oblique overhead viewer.
www.wargamer.com /reviews/man_war2/manofwar2_page3.asp   (1558 words)

  
 Strategy First - Simulation (combat) - Man of War II: Chains of Command
In the explosive tradition of Man of War comes the all-new high seas combat of Man of War II.
Man of War II is not compatible with Windows XP.
Man of War II is a trademark of Strategy First Inc. All rights reserved.
www.strategyfirst.com /mow2.html   (307 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Man o' War's sire was Fair Play, by Hastings, both of whom were mean and temperamental, but excellent weight carriers.
Man o' War went undefeated as a three-year-old in 1920, and reduced the American record for the mile by two-fifths of a second, to 1:35 4/5; and even at that, his jockey - now Clarence Kummer - had held him back.
Man o' War's stud career was just as distinguished as his career on the track.
www.imh.org /imh/kyhpl6b.html#xtocid1228611   (1492 words)

  
 YHVH is a Man of War
The graven images of their gods shall ye burn with fire: thou shalt not desire the silver or gold that is on them, nor take it unto thee, lest thou be snared therein: for it is an abomination to the LORD thy God.
And it shall be, if thou have no delight in her, then thou shalt let her go whither she will; but thou shalt not sell her at all for money, thou shalt not make merchandise of her, because thou hast humbled her.
When a man hath taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war, neither shall he be charged with any business: but he shall be free at home one year, and shall cheer up his wife which he hath taken.
www.commandmentsofyhwh.org /Law/war.htm   (1668 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Man o' War was one of 1,680 Thoroughbreds foaled in 1917.
At Saratoga, Man o' War was bought by Pennsylvania horseman Samuel Riddle for $5,000.
Man o War's burial was a moment of national mourning.
www.imh.org /imh/kyhpl6b.html   (1492 words)

  
 GlenRiddle - History
Man O’War’s determination and willpower to come from behind and almost win the race (if time and distance had allowed) would become legendary.
Man O’War was sent to Glen Riddle Farm to unwind, and in January, he was sent to Kentucky to begin his stud career.
Man O’War was buried in a full casket lined in the fl and yellow Riddle racing colors.
www.glenriddle.com /history.html   (1364 words)

  
 Man of War II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Man of War II is Strategy First's computer game focusing on ship and fleet combat in the great Age of Sail during the Napoleonic era.
Customize conditions such as wind effect, damage effects, fog of war and crew morale to create the experience you desire.
Man of War II The Operational Art of War
www.wargamer.com /manofwar   (310 words)

  
 Man of War
They've taught me how to win a war; 10,000 ways to kill; And all the vicious weapons to be used each time I fight.
We fight and we march to the mercenaries' drum And many wars are ended by the rumor that we've come.
We land on some planet and we fight until we fall, Or 'till the war is ended and we hear them sound recall.
www.di.org /songbook/manofwar.htm   (264 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Books: A Man of War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The wars fought and the marvelous (or horrific) machines used to fight them in the far future, never over-shadow the story of this one man and the burdens fate has forced his to carry.
War is always more expensive than the politicians tell us, and the price isn't going down anytime soon.
Wars on distant planets, terrifying war machines and our present way of living lost centuries ago.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/1591295580   (806 words)

  
 Equine Heroes: Man O'War
Too old to serve in the infantry, he was given the rank of major and put in charge of securing and training horses for service in the military overseas.
From 1921 until three months before his death in 1947, Man o' War would be visited in Lexington, KY, first at Riddle's Hinata Farm and then at his nearby Faraway Farms, by estimates that ranged from a low of 1.5 million to more than 3 million people.
Following Man o' War's death at age 30 on November 1, 1947, Joe Palmer wrote, "The old days now at last were dead, the last link snapped.
www.equinenet.org /heroes/mow.html   (1753 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited | UK Latest | Anti-war RAF man faces prison   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
An RAF doctor faces a court martial for refusing to serve in the Iraq war because he believes it is illegal.
It is reported Kendall-Smith, decorated for his role in Afghanistan and in two previous tours in Iraq, made his decision after studying the legal advice of Lord Goldsmith, the Attorney General.
His solicitor Justin Hugheston-Roberts told a newspaper he was not arguing that he was a conscientious objector, but that the war was "manifestly unlawful".
www.guardian.co.uk /uklatest/story/0,1271,-5346760,00.html   (237 words)

  
 Man O' War Golf Presented by Myrtle Beach Golf Packages by Beach Vacations
Rising up from the depths of a 100 acre lake, Man O' War is brimming with an arsenal of weapons.
Water is the inescapable element in this campaign -- your constant companion as you travel from the first tee to the final battle at the 18th green.
However, Man O' War is a uniquely fair playing field.
www.myrtlebeachgolfpkg.com /golfcourses/manowar.html   (169 words)

  
 Northpinellas: Man's token of war returned
Jim Cram of Clearwater, a World War II prisoner of war, displays an old map of Germany, a photo of himself and his religious pendant, which his mother had blessed by a priest.
The German asked whether there were any war factories or war materials being made in his hometown.
The pendant was found by a 32-year-old Belgian man named Rogers Maes who collects military artifacts and displays them in his home.
www.sptimes.com /News/121500/NorthPinellas/Man_s_token_of_war_re.shtml   (1116 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: Man o' War : Thoroughbred Legends (Thoroughbred Legends, No. 1)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bowen discusses not only Man O' War's life and career, he also discusses Big Red's pedigree and the backgrounds of his connections such as owner Sam Riddle, breeder August Belmont II, and trainer Louis Feustel.
Bowen has tracked down another theory in the newspapers of the day: Man o'War was sideways at the start and when the barrier was sprung, he had to play catch-up for the rest of the six furlong race.
By today's standards Man o'War was not bred very often or to the cream of the mare crop, but his few progeny did exceedingly well.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1581500408?v=glance   (1208 words)

  
 SFSFW: Man o'War Page
Regarded by many as one of their finest works, Man o' war was discontinued some years ago but still commands a loyal following.
Well surprisingly It is. Man O'War is one of those games that her Inherently simple and quick to pick up basic rules, yet encourages tactical play and above all Is fun to play.
After playing with several sets of historical Naval rules, one thing in common with all is the relative complexity of the ramming rules compared to those in Man O'War, which are simplistic in the extreme, consisting of a die roll on a chart.
www.btinternet.com /~david.manley/wargames/Odds/Manowar1.htm   (5396 words)

  
 Portuguese man-of-war --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Members of the armed forces who are captured and confined during war are called prisoners of war, or POWs.
Oral history project on women during World War II, produced by the students of the South Kingstown High School, U.S. Includes essays on oral traditions, personal experiences of women in the war, and the services provided by them, a timeline, a bibliography, a glossary, and a list of related online resources.
The Manx, or original inhabitants of the Isle of Man, are struggling to preserve their language and culture.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9061012?tocId=9061012   (845 words)

  
 Fatal beating of bar owner by homeless man starts war against homeless in Tulsa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A homeless man's fatal beating of a brass-knuckle-wielding bar owner has triggered something approaching a war against Tulsa's homeless population.
Howard struck Badgewell in the jaw, and the homeless man grabbed a pipe and began swinging.
Hjelm maintains that Badgewell, whom he describes as a "cordial" and "soft-spoken man," was merely acting to defend himself.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2004/08/17/national1357EDT0574.DTL   (805 words)

  
 ProfessorBainbridge.com: Old Man's War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Old Man's War is in the military science fiction genre, but rises far above the usual crapola of that genre (see, e.g., David Drake).
I would say that it is anti-stupid, in that at least of a couple of people acting stupidly in the performance of war reap the consequences of their actions.
This also happens to be my general opinion of war: Use only when absolutely necessary; try not to use stupidly or wantonly; be prepared for the consequences.
www.professorbainbridge.com /2005/01/old_mans_war.html   (822 words)

  
 Man O War Golf Course Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Man O War Golf Course Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
STRATEGY Water is the inescapable element in this campaign ­ your constant companion as you travel from the first tee to the final battle at the 18th green.
Dozens of hotels and motels in the Myrtle Beach area include Man O' War in their Golf Packages.
www.golfdog.com /grand-strand/golf-courses/MANOWAR.HTM   (240 words)

  
 Wired News: One Man's Info War on al-Qaida
The domains, jehad.net and jehadonline.org, are now in the control of a manager for a large Minnesota financial services firm.
The man said he wrested control of the domains from their owners after reading on Dec. 8 that al-Qaida used jehad.net to claim responsibility for recent attacks on an Israeli airliner and a hotel in Kenya.
The Minnesota man said he was able to gain control of the two domains last week after breaking into the MSN Hotmail account of someone using the name Julliou Armani, a resident of Saudi Arabia listed as the contact for jehadonline.org.
www.wired.com /news/conflict/0,2100,56896,00.html   (598 words)

  
 Civil War Artillery Man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
All artillery is 100% guaranteed authentic to the Civil War or as described.
I guarantee the items for life as to authenticity to the Civil War or as described.
This means that if an item I sold is proven not to be authentic to the Civil War or as described, I will refund the original purchase price, once again, provided the item is returned unaltered from the condition I shipped the item.
www.cwartilleryman.com   (251 words)

  
 Boston.com / A&E / Books / Man of war
His world was also radically different from ours, and anyway comparisons are hopeless in his case, as Julius and Augustus Caesar realized to their dismay.
He's so extraordinary he almost seems a different species, so the writer's job is always essentially the same: to dispel the accretions of myth and legend that obscure the living man.
Too, some illustrations have only a tangential relationship to Alexander, such as a vase painting of boxers (he loathed the sport) and Byzantine ruins in Sparta where Alexander never set foot.
www.boston.com /ae/books/articles/2004/12/12/man_of_war   (472 words)

  
 Dangerous Sea Animals
The Portuguese man-o-war is most common in the Austral summer months in shallow, coastal waters, and it is not uncommon to find thousands of Portuguese man-o- war floating in groups off the popular surfing beaches in Queensland, Australia.
Various species of the Portuguese man-o-war inhabit the tropical Atlantic, sometimes reaching as far north as the Bay of Fundy, the Mediterranean Sea, the Indo-Pacific region, the ocean around Hawaii, and up to southern Japan.
The saltwater crocodile is a highly intelligent marine animal that has few natural enemies, and it is most feared because it is one of the few animals known to man that will attack humans without provocation.
www.cs.ucf.edu /%7EMidLink/seawasps.html   (2099 words)

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