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 CNN Transcript - Early Edition: The Gulf War Ten Years Later: Iraqis Commemorate the Day Bombing Began - January 16, 2001
ARRAF (voice-over): Ten years ago this week, Majid al-Ghazali would have been more likely to have been holding a gun than a viola.
So all you have to do is log onto cnn.com/gulf war for an interactive view of the conflict.
But unlike their fathers, people like Basil Bunmi (ph) who spent the war in the air force no longer hope for a large family.
transcripts.cnn.com /TRANSCRIPTS/0101/16/ee.01.html   (1398 words)

  
 Vietnam: The Ten Thousand Day War (1985)
Vietnam: Ten Thousand Day War, The (2 DVD Set)
Vietnam: The Ten Thousand Day War (6 Tape Set)
Award-winning series written by CNN correspondent and Pultizer Prize winner Peter Arnett.
www.reel.com /movie.asp?MID=120733   (30 words)

  
 Vietnam: The Ten Thousand Day War, Episode 6 - Firepower
Vietnam: The Ten Thousand Day War, Episode 6 - Firepower
Based on Mike McClear's book of the same name, this program chronicles the history of American involvement in Vietnam.
www.djangomusic.com /item_movie.asp?id=V++++67711   (161 words)

  
 Epinions.com - Ten Epics that Shook the World
Based on Cornelius Ryan’s book of the same name, the film chronicles with complete objectivity and historical accuracy the frustrations, triumphs, and failures of both the Allied and German sides on this day, which marked the turning point of World War II in Europe.
The Longest Day set a standard of excellence in war films that is unsurpassed even now, thirty-eight years after its theatrical release.
The Longest Day was producer/director Darryl F. Zanuck’s effort to save the Twentieth Century-Fox studio from the financial ravages of the over-budget movie Cleopatra, which was being filmed at the same time.
www.epinions.com /mvie-review-E9-5AD865A-39D5707D-prod1   (1410 words)

  
 Yom Kippur
Yom Kippur completes the penitential period of ten days that begins with New-Year's Day, the season of repentance and prayer; for though prayerful humiliation be acceptable at all times, it is thought to be peculiarly potent at that time.
See also: Kol Nidre, Rosh Hashanah, Jewish holidays, Yom Kippur War
Yom Kippur is the Jewish day of repentance, considered to be the holiest and most solemn day of the year.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/yom_kippur   (1410 words)

  
 Rishon Rishon: Yom Kipur
Yom Kipur is often described as the most solemn day of the year, and it is. It is a time of introspection and atonement, which is why Egypt and Syria took advantage of this day to attack Israel in the Yom Kipur war.
It is the other bookend to Rosh Hashana – the culmination of the Ten Days of Repentance (`Aseret Y’mey Hatshuva) which began on that day.
Indeed, it is paired with Tu B’av as one of the happiest days of the year (There were no days so good for Israel as the fifteenth of Av and Yom Kippur – Ta`anit 4:8).
www.rishon-rishon.com /archives/047234.php   (1410 words)

  
 PHIL-AM FRIENDSHIP DAY: RENEWING BOND OF FREEDOM AND DEVELOPMENT
As the two countries stood as allies during the World War II, the alliance has extended well beyond the confines of political and military agreements, to other dimensions of exchange — economic, cultural, and social.
The wounds of the war were almost immediately overcome by Filipinos and Americans as civilian government, under American tutelage, was established in 1907.
Pursuant to the Tydings-McDuffie Act of 1934, the Philippines became a fully self-governing Commonwealth in 1935 in preparation for complete independence after ten years.
www.newsflash.org /2003/05/tl/tl012107.htm   (1410 words)

  
 The Pearl Harbor Conspiracy
In chapter ten Stinnett describes a press conference held on Nov. 15, 1941, by Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Marshall, who briefed reporters to effect that the US would be at war no later than ten days into December, such was Washington's certainty, based on information it deliberately withheld from Kimmel.
Day damns FDR and his ring, and indirectly it damns democracy, since its finest fruits have no faith that the peole should be given information and trusted to make decisions.
The FDR Pearl Harbor conspiracy is outlined in the first four chapters of Day of Deceit; the rest of the book gives the gory details.
www.vanguardnewsnetwork.com /2004b/Apollonian92004DayofDeceit.htm   (1410 words)

  
 December 7, 1941: A Setup from the Beginning: Newsroom: The Independent Institute
Ten days later, Lieutenant Commander Arthur McCollum, a U.S. Naval officer in the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI), saw an opportunity to counter the U.S. isolationist movement by provoking Japan into a state of war with the U.S., triggering the mutual assistance provisions of the Tripartite Pact, and bringing America into World War II.
At least 1,000 Japanese military and diplomatic radio messages per day were intercepted by monitoring stations operated by the U.S. and her Allies, and the message contents were summarized for the White House.
Amidst its omnibus provisions, the Act reverses the findings of nine previous Pearl Harbor investigations and finds that both Kimmel and Short were denied crucial military intelligence that tracked the Japanese forces toward Hawaii and obtained by the Roosevelt Administration in the weeks before the attack.
www.independent.org /newsroom/article.asp?id=103   (969 words)

  
 Educate-Yourself.org-December 7, 1941- A Day of Deceit
Ten days later, Lieutenant Commander Arthur McCollum, a U.S. Naval officer in the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI), saw an opportunity to counter the U.S. isolationist movement by provoking Japan into a state of war with the U.S., triggering the mutual assistance provisions of the Tripartite Pact, and bringing America into World War II.
At least 1,000 Japanese military and diplomatic radio messages per day were intercepted by monitoring stations operated by the U.S. and her Allies, and the message contents were summarized for the White House.
The very next day, October 8, 1940, the Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Fleet, Admiral James O. Richardson, was summoned to the Oval Office and told of the provocative plan by the President.
educate-yourself.org /cn/99-00/cnpearlharbordayofdeceit8dec0.shtml   (969 words)

  
 Current events - Enpsychlopedia
Worldwide celebrations commemorate the 60th anniversary of V-E Day, the official end of World War II in Europe with the the capitulation of Germany under Karl Dönitz.
United States President George W. Bush uses the anniversary of V-E Day to call the Soviet Union 's occupation of the Baltic states after World War II "one of the greatest wrongs of history".
He also attended Europe's third largest war cemetery in the town of Margraten, the Netherlands.
www.grohol.com /wiki/Current_events   (969 words)

  
 Beers: Day p. 23
Day and her children bade adieu to their home, and moving west settled on the headwaters of Ten-Mile creek, in Washington county, Penn., where they toiled bravely for a livelihood until the war of 1812 began, when the fifth son, Daniel, enlisted as a soldier.
STEPHEN B. Artemus Day, the great-grandfather of this gentleman, was of Scotch-Irish descent, and served as captain during the Revolutionary war.
Stephen B. Day is the eldest son of Daniel Day, and was born in Morris township, Washington Co., Penn., January 19, 1842.
www.chartiers.com /beers-project/articles/day-23.html   (694 words)

  
 Dear Uncle Ezra - Questions for Thursday, May 1, 2003 - Cornell University
Local events coming up are: MAY 2, 3, 4, 2003 - ELMIRA, NEW YORK 13th annual Civil War Reenactment, renamed the Ben Newton Memorial Civil War Weekend, and the 7th annual education day for area school students, at historic Newtown Battlefield.
About ten students graciously served on the Slope Day committee, representing the interests of students as the event was planned.
Slope Day as we know it evolved from an end of the semester party with music (and beer) on Libe Slope that began in the late 1970's.
ezra.cornell.edu /posting.php?timestamp=1051765200   (5058 words)

  
 Index to Uncommon Names
On the 14th Day of the war, in the night when Ghatotkach went to fight with Karn, his son came to Duryodhan and requested him to fight from his side.
In Kurukshetra war also he helped Duryodhan to keep Arjun and Krishn away from the war field for two days.
He was killed by Bheeshm on the 1st day of war while he wanted to take revenge of his younger brother Uttar's killing by Shalya.
www.geocities.com /mahaabhaarat/witnesses/indexuncommon.htm   (3255 words)

  
 Pennsic
The Pennsic War is a huge annual event (2001 will be Pennsic XXX) held by the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) in August, in Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh.
While I see most of Pennsic during the day, a lot of what makes Pennsic feel like Pennsic for me is what happens at night.
I've been going to Pennsic longer than they've been issuing medalions, so it takes a bit of thinking to figure out how many of been to, but I think I've been to about ten now.
www.radix.net /~dglenn/events/pennsic.html   (4637 words)

  
 The Anglo Boer war: a chronology
The eventual peace treaty was accepted by the Boers on a 54-to-6 basis, and a delegation of ten Boer leaders signed the eventual treaty on the 31st of May 1902.
The Anglo Boer War, a three-year long skirmish between English colonialists in South Africa and the Dutch descendants, the Afrikaaners took place at the turn of the Century and is notable for a number of features, such as the first appearance in the Twentieth Century of the Concentration Camp system.
The English, believing that the back of the Boer offensive had been broken, relaxed which allowed the Boers to regroup for a more guerilla-style underground war towards the end of 1900.
ks.essortment.com /angloboerwar_rqrz.htm   (595 words)

  
 The Ten Virgins
The Ten Commandments monument at Chief Justice Roy Moore's Alabama State Judicial Building was dismantled and shuttled off to obscurity on August 27, the day the planet Mars, which bears the name of the mythical god of war, was ascendant in America's skies and "closer to earth than it has been in 60,000 years.".
(Ten is the number of the full temporal development of life or perfection of divine order as in the ten toes of the image of Nebuchadnezzar's dream (Daniel 2:41-42), the ten horns and ten heads of the coming new world order (Daniel 7:7-24; Revelation 12:3; 13:1; 17:3,12-17), or the day of Atonement.
Ten is the number of course of time, the reckoning up of the double five, the well-used or badly-used freedom and the number of judgment.
www.biblebelievers.org.au /nl289.htm   (595 words)

  
 George C. Jenkins
After the war, I married and have raised and educated a family of six children, but for the past ten years the disabilites from my wounds and four and half years in the war has almost overcome my vigor and ambition.
We stayed there rested and slept during the day; and when darkness came again, we mounted our refreshed horses and on we went for another night's ride; and passed the next several days resting in some thickets, and the nights we passed in wandering our way through the mountain paths of North Alabama.
George C. Jenkins was born in Ross County, Ohio, and at age 21, enlisted in the 1st Alabama Cavalry Union Army on March 17, 1864.
wcgs.ala.nu /gcj.htm   (684 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Music: War of the Worlds [SOUNDTRACK]
War of the Worlds culminates with "Escape from the Basket," in which Williams methodically builds tension over close to ten minutes.
"The War of the Worlds," Spielberg-style, is a riveting, gut-wrenching, wholly one-of-a-kind science fiction colossus that puts the viewer into the story and leaves him as clueless as the characters in the film-- no scientist to explain things, no kindly professor to assess what "probably" is happening and why, no other unrealistic explanatory device.
There are already mixed commentaries on both Steven Spielberg's new film "War of the Worlds" and the impressive score composed for it by the great John Williams.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0009A3ZZI?v=glance   (684 words)

  
 A World of Books 2000: International Classics (Library of Congress)
First published in 1909 and written at white hot intensity in ten days, this is the essential work for understanding Gandhi's doctrines, and the only one he translated himself from the original Gujarati into English.
Gandhi trenchantly presents here all of his typical themes of national nonviolent struggle, his insistence that Indians must rule themselves internally to gain external freedom, and his denunciation of industrial civilization.
Several major short writings are also included, notably his speech at the beginning of World War II that Britain "Quit India" at once in spite of the war, and his rejected draft constitution for the Indian National Congress, changing it from a political party into a social movement.
lcweb.loc.gov /rr/international/books00.html   (684 words)

  
 Chapter Excerpt: Ten Days to D-Day by David Stafford
In the east, Stalin's Red Army had capitalized on its great victories at Stalingrad and Kursk the year before and was now advancing steadily west toward the German heartland.
It was at the Berghof, a few days before his attack on Poland that precipitated the Second World War, that he told the leaders of his Wehrmacht about his war aims.
Whit Sunday was the hottest day of the year so far, with fourteen hours of sunshine across the Dover Strait, the thermometer reading a record-breaking 94 degrees Fahrenheit in the sun and 79 in the shade.
www.twbookmark.com /books/64/0316605611/chapter_excerpt18576.html   (684 words)

  
 People's War
On that day, the special striking forces of the People’s Guerrilla Army under the centralised military command carried out simultaneous actions at ten places in Koraput district virtually paralysing the district machinery for an entire day.
Attached herewith are footages of prisoners of war (POWs) currently being held by the New People's Army in Camarines Sur.
The CCs of CPI(ML)[People’s War] and the Maoist Communist Centre of India (MCCI) hail these daring armed raids by the heroic guerrilla forces as a new milestone in the ongoing people’s war in our country.
peopleswar.blogspot.com   (940 words)

  
 Outside In: The day after
Those ten days set my grandfather's resolve and he would subsequently enlist both my Uncle Bill and my father, underage, in the Army where they cleaned up the end of the war in the Pacific.
It would be ten days before they found out that he survived and was on board a hospital ship.
Yesterday is the day remembered as the Day of Infamy, but this day, 64 years ago, is the one that set much of the direction for the rest of my father's life- which of course had some trickle down effect to yours truly.
outsidein.typepad.com /outsidein/2005/12/mia.html   (1227 words)

  
 1945-1952
I do not know the exact number that were shot every day but to my knowledge it was on an average of six to ten every day.
February, Tuesday 13: In Dresden, Germany - British bombers destroy the city at the demand of the Russian military, for its 127 war factories and military rail reinforcements to the eastern front.
Objections to the use of this Article against Nazi war criminals as ex post facto is offset by the Nuremberg Tribunal that the magnitude of these crimes, never witnessed before, is contrary to the laws of civilized nations and should be internationally recognized.
www.81a.f2s.com /lloydthomas/1-IsraelTimeLine/7-1930-1999/1945-1952.htm   (1227 words)

  
 Professional Football Researchers Association- Pro Football History
In Staten Island, all this was seen as preparation for the visit of the Giants on Thanksgiving Day.
The Giants, who had lost to Green Bay at the Polo Grounds the previous Sunday in a battle of undefeateds, keyed their defense on Ken Strong all afternoon and smothered the Staten Island offense.
The fans stirred up when they spotted Bing Crosby among their number, but the Stapletons quieted them down by winning the contest 7-6, despite completing a paltry two passes for the day.
www.footballresearch.com /articles/frpage.cfm?topic=stapes   (6190 words)

  
 Historical Encyclopedia of WA - WA Snapshots
The Fremantle Doctor is a south-westerly wind; its effects are felt on an average of five out every seven summer days, typically reaching the coast by midday and blowing at between ten and twenty knots during the afternoon, before dying out around sunset.
Since Second World War, Anzac Day, while retaining the spirit of Gallipoli, honours all Australian men and women who served in the military and associated services in Australia and overseas.
But gone are the days when choice is restricted to a simple steel framed machine: cycles can now cost as much as a new car.
www.encyclopedia.uwapress.uwa.edu.au /wa_snapshots   (9969 words)

  
 LiP Book Review Day of Deceit: The Truth about FDR and Pearl Harbor
War, he told the reporters, would break out in the first ten days of December.
He has written a book on his research titled Day of Deceit: the Truth About FDR and Pearl Harbor (The Free Press, New York, 2000), dedicated to the late U.S. Congressman John Moss, the author of the FOIA.
Day of Deceit speaks directly to the role of the military in our society.
www.lipmagazine.org /articles/revismith_100_p.htm   (9969 words)

  
 Al-Muhajabah's Islamic Blogs: Iraqi Civil War Brewing
Present-day Iraq was three provinces of the Ottoman Empire before World War I. It was cobbled together by the British for their own convenience after that conflict.
The following is a list of the ten most recent entries in Al-Muhajabah's Islamic Blogs that share any of these tags:
A semantic search of Al-Muhajabah's Islamic Blogs suggests the following as the ten entries most closely related to this entry:
www.muhajabah.com /islamicblog/archives/the_clipboard/006424.php   (1784 words)

  
 Fukuoka POW Camp #1 - Forward & Updates
Today, nine out of ten former prisoners of war are veterans of World War II.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, GEORGE W. BUSH, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim April 9, 2004, as National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day.
As we observe National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day, we honor brave Americans who have demonstrated extraordinary courage in the face of hardship and terror.
home.comcast.net /~winjerd/POWCamp1.htm   (1784 words)

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