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  Massacre - Florida Death Metal
This EP of four songs attempts a return to the roots of Massacre, featuring the vocal work of Cronos on the cover of a song by his band Venom, and a more heavy metal feel to the extra material, outtakes and other chaos channeled into a handful of coherent units.
Gone is the simplistic tearing speed riff old-style rhythm murder chant death metal with ludicrous whammy-bars-of-fire solos.
1996 Massacre is a rock n roll creature with slowed and simplistic rock/metal chord progressions to accompany its predictable dirge of maudlin neo-"gothic" deluge.
www.anus.com /metal/massacre.html   (424 words)

  Santa Cruz Massacre
This massacre, unlike many others which occurred during the course of Indonesia's U.S.-backed occupation, was filmed and photographed by international journalists.
The Santa Cruz Massacre sparked the international solidarity movement for East Timor, including the founding of the East Timor Action Network, and was the catalyst for congressional action to stem the flow of U.S. weapons and other military assistance for Indonesia’s brutal security forces.
In 1994, a U.S. court issued a $14 million judgment against General Sintong Panjaitan for his role in the massacre.
www.etan.org /timor/SntaCRUZ.htm   (669 words)

  Massacre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The word massacre has a number of meanings, but most commonly refers to individual events of deliberate and direct mass killing, especially of noncombatant civilians or other innocents without any reasonable means of defense, that would often qualify as war crimes or atrocities.
Massacres in this sense do not typically apply to combatants except figuratively; the deliberate mass killing of prisoners of war, however, is often considered a massacre.
Additionally, the word massacre is often used for political or propaganda purposes, and the choice of whether to label an event a massacre may become a sensitive one; see, for example, the Kent State massacre.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Massacre   (210 words)

 Katyn massacre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term "Katyn massacre" originally referred to the massacre, at Katyn Forest, near the village of Gnezdovo, near Smolensk, Russia, of Polish military officers confined at the Kozelsk prisoner-of-war camp.
The Soviet Union continued to deny responsibility for the massacres until 1990, when it acknowledged that the NKVD had in fact committed the massacres of over 22 000 Polish soldiers and intelligentsia and the subsequent cover-up.
The Russian government has admitted Soviet responsibility for the massacres, although it does not classify them a war crime or an act of genocide, as this would have necessitated the prosecution of surviving perpetrators, which is what the Polish government has requested.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Katyn_massacre   (5624 words)

 Massacres and Atrocities of WWII in Western Europe
Massacres and Atrocities of World War II - page 1 of 4 - within the countries of Belgium, France, Greece, and Holland.
Unlike the Le Paradis massacre, the victims of Wormhoudt were never avenged, as after the war no survivor could positively identify any of the SS soldiers involved.
In 2002, the investigation into this massacre was reopened in Germany and ten ex-members of the 1st Gebirgs Division, of the 300 still alive, have been investigated and may be charged.
members.iinet.net.au /~gduncan/massacres.html   (6346 words)

Although Massacre were hampered by unstable line-ups for much of their career, they, along with Morbid Angel and the late Chuck Schuldiner (RIP), helped originate and shape the genre of Florida Death Metal and have influenced countless bands that came later- everyone from Napalm Death to Entombed cite them as a major influence.
Massacre played countless shows in mid 80's Florida before the spotlight fell on the area, influencing the later wave of bands from Deicide to Obituary to follow their lead.
After completing commitments to Death, Massacre finally regrouped in 1990, signed with Earache, and entered Morrissound Studios in Tampa Florida, with UK producer Colin Richardson at the helm to finally deliver their debut album "From Beyond".
www.earache.com /bands/massacre/massacre.html   (447 words)

 Boston Massacre
Precipitating the event known as the Boston Massacre was a mob of men and boys taunting a sentry standing guard at the city's customs house.
Notice too the absence of snow and ice on the street, while Crispus Attucks — a fl man lying on the ground closest to the British soldiers — is shown to be white.
As an aside, it should be noted that as a result of his death in the Boston Massacre, Crispus Attucks would emerge as the most famous of all the fl men to fight in the cause of the Revolution, and become its first martyr.
www.earlyamerica.com /review/winter96/massacre.html   (583 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre
As we shall see, the decision to have recourse to a massacre arose in Catherine's mind under pressure of a sort of madness; she saw in this decision a means of preserving her influence over the king and of preventing the vengeance of Protestants, who were exasperated by the attack made on Coligny.
That the royal decision of which the St. Bartholomew massacre was the outcome, was in nowise the result of religious disturbances and, strictly, did not even have religious incentives; the massacre was rather an entirely political act committed in the name of the immoral principles of Machiavellianism against a faction that annoyed the Court.
He gave an account of the Massacre of St. Bartholomew and begged Gregory XIII to grant, antedating it, the dispensation required for the legitimacy of the marriage of Margaret of Valois and Henry of Navarre, solemnized three weeks previously.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13333b.htm   (3776 words)

 Trox Native History - The Great Children Massacre of Ywahoo Falls Kentucky night screams of the owl.
So some say that Jacob died at this massacre to denote his final breath to save the children because that was where his heart was defending the children of a now forgotten people lost within the hills and valleys of southeast Kentucky waiting for remembrance of their families.
After the massacre at Ywahoo Falls, Reverend Blackburns "Indian schools" in Tennessee are discontinued due to Blackburns illness and grief over the many women and children killed at Ywahoo Falls in southeast Kentucky.
So in memory, and the way it was, Jacob DID die at the massacre, never leaving his wife Cornblossom, his son and daughter n law, and the 100 Cherokee children and others.
trox11.tripod.com /native/massacre.htm   (5552 words)

 Conflicting descriptions of the Malmedy Massacre
The incident which became known as "the Malmedy Massacre" happened at the Baugnez Crossroads in the Ardennes Forest in Belgium on December 17, 1944, the second day of fighting in the famous Battle of the Bulge, where American troops suffered 81,000 casualties, including 19,000 deaths, in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II.
Survivors of the massacre said that the SS soldiers then assembled those who had surrendered after the battle in a field beside the Cafe.
Their story of the unprovoked massacre was immediately sent to General Eisenhower, the Supreme Allied Commander of the war in Europe, who made it a point to disseminate the story to the reporters covering the battle.
www.scrapbookpages.com /DachauScrapbook/DachauTrials/MalmedyMassacre02.html   (2228 words)

 From Revolution to Reconstruction: Documents: Boston Massacre
It may be a proper introduction to this narrative, briefly to represent the state of things for some time previous to the said Massacre; and this seems necessary in order to the forming a just idea of the causes of it.
But it does not appear that, in fixing the place of their residence, the convenience of the whole was at all consulted, for Boston, being very far from the centre of the colonies, could not be the place most convenient for the whole.
It was not expected, however, that such an outrage and massacre, as happened here on the evening of the fifth instant, would have been perpetrated.
odur.let.rug.nl /~usa/D/1751-1775/bostonmassacre/anon.htm   (1529 words)

 TheHistoryNet | World War II | Massacre At Malmady During the Battle of the Bulge
Massacre At Malmady During the Battle of the Bulge
It is sadly ironic that had the paratroopers landed as planned and not been dispersed over a wide area, Battery B would have been forced to take a different route and the massacre would never have happened.
As it was, the battery reached Malmédy without incident at about 1215 and found various serials of Combat Command R of the 7th Armored Division crossing the town from north to south on their way to St. Vith.
www.historynet.com /wwii/blmassacreatmalmedy   (1397 words)

 BNR Metal Pages -- Massacre   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One of the earliest of the Florida death metal bands of the eighties, Massacre's early history is closely intertwined with that of Death.
Massacre was formed around 1984 by Allen West (later of Obituary and Bill Andrews, followed by the arrival of soon-to-be-leader Kam Lee and guitarist Rick Rozz, both of whom had served with Chuck Schuldiner in the earliest stages of Death.
An EP quickly followed, but it would be several years before another album would appear, in the form of 1996's Promise, Featuring a different rhythm section, the album was not well received and they folded for good soon afterward.
www.bnrmetal.com /groups/mass.htm   (201 words)

 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre - 1857 Massacre - Frank Kirkman's Mountain Meadows Massacre Site
The victims of the massacre were from Arkansas and were members of the Fancher-Baker wagon train.
In my opinion the massacre at mountain meadows was a Terrorist act motivated by their leader Brigham Young's greed and not a religious act at all.
The chief cause of the massacre was a desire on the part of the Mormons to come into possession of the new wagons, fine horses and all the abundant farming implements which the emigrants had; all valued at about $300,000...
1857massacre.com   (2332 words)

 CNN Cold War - Spotlight: the Katyn Massacre
Hoping to drive a wedge between the Soviet Union and its Western allies, Nazi officials publicized the grave and accused the Soviets of the massacre.
Despite evidence that the Kremlin was indeed behind the massacre, Britain and the United States chose to look the other way.
The memory of the massacre was an open wound in Soviet-Polish relations throughout the Cold War, and it continues to strain ties between Warsaw and Moscow.
www.cnn.com /SPECIALS/cold.war/episodes/01/spotlight   (472 words)

 Gendercide Watch: The Montreal Massacre
The Montréal Massacre of December 6, 1989, in which 14 women students at the École Polytechnique were systematically killed and 13 other students wounded by a lone gunman, is indelibly imprinted on the minds of Quebeckers and others who struggled to comprehend the worst single-day massacre in Canadian history.
Candlelight vigils were held across Canada, and on the Sunday following the massacre, tens of thousands of Québec residents and visitors queued in sub-zero temperatures outside the University of Montréal chapel to view the closed caskets of the murdered young women.
The Montréal Massacre was also a key moment in the struggle for gun control in Canada.
www.gendercide.org /case_montreal.html   (1403 words)

 Patriot Daily :: Haditha Massacre Cover-Up
It is also noteworthy that TIME posted its new-breaking story of this massacre in March 2006 after conducting a 10-week investigation.
However, the military had already paid victim compensation months earlier and yet it was still trying to apparently encourage TIME to not report its story, playing the patriotic card that any massacre claim was "enemy propaganda" and clinging to the initial story of the IED explosion.
It was reported today that "Pentagon investigations into the shooting deaths of Iraqi civilians are focused on about a dozen enlisted Marines and do not target their commanding officers," according to Paul Hackett (who lost a special election for Ohio House seat last year) who is a lawyer for one of the officers.
www.patriotdaily.com /bm/war/occupation/haditha-massacre-coverup.shtml   (690 words)

 CJR - The Mozote Massacre, by Mike Hoyt   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Reporters from both papers had been the only journalists to report on the 1981 massacre, and both Raymond Bonner of the Times and Alma Guillermoprieto of the Post paid a price for their coverage, which drew immediate fire from Reagan administration officials and others on the political right.
Officially denied and never investigated, the massacre was resurrected only late last year by a Salvadoran entity known as the Truth Commission.
The first such site was the house of the parish priest where, according to testimony, children left behind in the original massacre were herded into the basement and stabbed, clubbed, and shot to death.
archives.cjr.org /year/93/1/mozote.asp   (1992 words)

 Boston Massacre - MSN Encarta
Introduction; British Soldiers in Boston; The Massacre; Trial; Effects
Boston Massacre, riot in the city of Boston, Massachusetts, on March 5, 1770, in which British soldiers fired on a group of unarmed American colonists.
The incident was one of the events that led to outbreak of the American Revolution in 1775.
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/RefArticle.aspx?refid=761579296   (251 words)

The events that led to the massacre began on the morning of the 14th.
Capone had been in Florida at the time of the massacre and when hearing the news, he stated, "the only man who kills like that is Bugs Moran".
It seemed that anyone who bought one of the bricks was suddenly stricken with bad luck in the form of illness, financial ruin, divorce and even death.
www.prairieghosts.com /valentine.html   (1092 words)

The other survivors from the massacre were taken as prisoners and some of them died soon after.
For Dearborn itself was burned to the ground by the victorious Indians and the bodies of the massacre victims were left where they had fallen, scattered to decay on the sand dunes of Lake Michigan.
The price for the massacre would be high for those natives who had existed peacefully with the white settlers before the war.
www.prairieghosts.com /dearborn.html   (2123 words)

 Racak - the Impossible Massacre
French newspaper and television reports today feature evidenc apparently ignored by U.S. media, suggesting that the "Racak massacre" so vigorously denounced by the U.S.-imposed head of the OSCE (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe) "verifiers" mission to Kosovo, William Walker, was a setup.
Doubts are cast on the reality of the "Racak massacre" even by LE MONDE, which for years has led the crusade against the Serbs.
Whatever the conclusions of the investigators, the Racak massacre shows that the hope of soon reaching a settlement of the Kosovo crisis seems quite illusory.
emperors-clothes.com /articles/Johnstone/Recak.html   (2025 words)

 A Port Arthur Massacre
Their styles and avenues of discovery have come from different directions and may even conflict with each other but there is one thing that they all seem to have in common.
They all come to the same conclusion and agree that the Port Arthur massacre was staged for a purpose and a government cover-up has resulted in the incarceration of a man who was not the murderer of 35 innocent victims on that fateful day.
In the 10 years since the massacre at Port Arthur, Tasmania, the authorities continue to ignore concerns that there is no hard evidence to implicate Martin Bryant as the gunman.
home.overflow.net.au /~nedwood/portarthur.html   (2776 words)

 Massacre   (Site not responding. Last check: )
At the fatal hour some of the colonists were in their homes, others in the fields, planting corn and tobacco, others making brick, sawing timber or building houses, while the Indians looked on with apparent contcnt.
It is believed that the plot could not have been instigated, planned and carried out by a mind less astute and less deeply steeped in cruelty and craftiness than that of Opechancanough.
At the time of the massacre there were three or four ships in Jame River and one in the York, but there is no evidence that any of the colonists deserted the colony in them.
www.jamestowne.org /massacre.htm   (866 words)

 CAMERA: Palestinian Spokesmen, Jenin Lies and Media Indifference
By mid-April, Palestinian spokesmen were regularly speaking of Jenin as a catastrophe on par with the 1982 massacres of Arab civilians in the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps.
We firmly condemn the crimes and massacres committed by the Israeli occupation forces against civilians and Palestinian refugees in Nablus, the Jenin camp, the church in Bethlehem and other Palestinian zones in the past two weeks.
It wasn’t the number of people killed that constituted the “massacre,” the Palestinians now claimed (despite their previous reliance on the number of dead to prove their claims of a “massacre”), it was the methods that Israel used, the “indiscriminate killing,” as Abdel Rahman told CNN on April 16.
www.camera.org /index.asp?x_context=19&x_article=394   (4497 words)

 Gendercide Watch: The Srebrenica Massacre
One of the largest massacres of the early part of the war took place at a gymnasium in the village of Bratunac in April 1992, when an estimated 350 Bosnian Muslim men were tortured to death and massacred by Serb paramilitaries and special police.
Many hundreds more were massacred at a football field near Nova Kasaba, the worst killing ground of the entire five-day slaughter.
David Rohde notes that the massacre "accounts for an astonishing percentage of the number of missing" from the brutal Balkans conflict as a whole.
www.gendercide.org /case_srebrenica.html   (2089 words)

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