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 Lost at Tora Bora - New York Times
Tora Bora's walls and the floors of its hundreds of rooms were finished and smooth and extended some 350 yards into the granite mountain that enveloped them.
Tora Bora was the one time after the 9/11 attacks when United States operatives were confident they knew precisely where Osama bin Laden was and could have captured or killed him.
Indeed, by December 2001, when the final battle of Tora Bora took place, the cave complex had been so refined that it was said to have its own ventilation system and a power system created by a series of hydroelectric generators; bin Laden is believed to have designed the latter.
www.nytimes.com /2005/09/11/magazine/11TORABORA.html?ei=5088&en=b2be68c2558e1937&ex=1284091200&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss&pagewanted=print   (3925 words)

  
 DVD Review - Tora! Tora! Tora!
Tora!" Despite the length of the film, it held my interest and although I was fairly certain that I knew how it ended - somewhatsimilar to watching "Titanic" - I was glued to the story in fascination.
Tora!" is presented full-frame and must run for at least three minutes (there was no counter on the display).
Tora!" was a co-production between an American studio and Japanese filmmakers.
www.dvdreview.com /fullreviews/tora__tora__tora_.shtml   (1009 words)

  
 Ushio&Tora Character Profile: Tora
Tora is indeed a very powerful, very vicious supernatutal creature, endowed with beastly strength, incredible powers of regeneration, and his dreaded mystical lightning attacks.
While indeed a beast, and perhaps a bit gruff and selfish, Tora always seems to find a selfish reason to do the 'good' thing, as if his selfishness is merely a cover so that he doesn't seem weak and soft.
Tora (the word for 'tiger') is a very powerful, very old beast named Nagatobimaru.
www.speedycat.com /ushiotora/bio/tora.html   (279 words)

  
 frontline: campaign against terror: on the ground: assault on tora bora PBS
After the fall of Kandahar, Tora Bora emerged very quickly on the radar screen, at least from my headquarters, as there was the potential for Al Qaeda presence and possibly other personnel could be hiding.
After the Taliban regime was defeated, the military turned its focus to mountainous region of Tora Bora, where is was believed that Osama bin Laden was holed up in fortified caves along with Taliban and Al Qaeda troops.
Knowing that, at the end of the day, this is Afghanistan, and the Afghans wanted to move on this operation, I look at Tora Bora as a favorable operation.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/campaign/ground/torabora.html   (1777 words)

  
 Cox & Forkum: Tora Bore
Tora Bora was teeming with Taliban and Qaeda operatives, many of whom were killed or captured, but Mr.
Kerry's criticism of the Tora Bora campaign also belies his promise to rely more on allies if he were commander-in-chief.
Kerry could have learned similar information from Melanie Kirkpatrick of The Wall Street Journal who over a week ago wrote: Tora Bora Baloney.
www.coxandforkum.com /archives/000451.html   (781 words)

  
 Ushio and Tora
When the three spirits of the Beast Spear decide to get involved, Tora is in for more than just a few wedding crashers, he's in for a whole new look at his relationship with the Master of the Beast Spear.
Tora decides to spice things up a bit and make it fun for both of them.
While in a battle with a powerful wizard, Tora is hit with a curse that gives him a split personality.
wingedtora.tripod.com /id7.html   (420 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Tora! Tora! Tora! [1970]: DVD
Tora!" somewhat disproves the old adage, because not only does it show the "many fathers of success" on the Japanese side, it quite clearly refutes the idea "failure is an orphan" by laying the blame clearly on their American military counterparts.
Tora!," and it is difficult to watch some of the stunts involving planes crashing into each other without wondering if what you are seeing is one of the stunts from which someone did not walk away.
Tora!" is the story of the attack on Pearl Harbor as told from both the American and Japanese sides in almost a documentary style.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00005AA0M   (1350 words)

  
 Ushio And Tora
Tora constantly swears that he is going to catch Ushio off guard and eat him, but as long as Ushio has the sacred spear of his ancestor close at hand, he can use it to battle Tora to a standstill.
Tora, the monster, tries threatening and then coercing Ushio into releasing him, but Ushio is too smart to be deceived.
But when Tora's presence starts to act as a beacon for other monsters, Ushio has no choice but to release his ancestral enemy and trust him to keep his word.
www.ex.org /2.2/17-ushiotora.html   (423 words)

  
 TOra, The Linux Alternative To TOAD
TOra is a Toolkit for Oracle which aims to help the DBA or developer of database application, and features a PL/SQL debugger, SQL worksheet with syntax highlighting, DB browser and a comprehensive set of DBA tools.
TOra is released under the GPL and there's an active community built around the product, with discussion lists, a comprehensive user manual and the source code available at the project CVS repository.
At Quest I will in part work with supporting the existing TOra application, and also help in moving features from TOra into their core application TOAD as well as extending it with exciting new features.
www.rittman.net /archives/000687.html   (856 words)

  
 Tora! Tora! Tora! - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The movie was critically acclaimed for its vivid action scenes (in fact several later films relating to World War II in the Pacific would use footage from Tora, Tora, Tora) as well as its almost documentary accuracy.
At the time it was released into theaters, it was a financial disaster but over the years, purchase of the recorded versions allowed a profit.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tora!_Tora!_Tora!   (826 words)

  
 Is it TOra, TOAD or a little bit of both?
Tora was written in C++ using the QT toolkit or graphics library.
TOra is an open source, Linux and windows database IDE that functions a lot like TOAD.
Some years ago, Tora was free for personnal use, while shareware for professional one.
blogs.ittoolbox.com /oracle/guide/archives/007495.asp?rss=1   (1220 words)

  
 Bush/Cheney Lied About Bin Laden Tora Bora Escape
The events at Tora Bora were a point of contention during last year's presidential race, and Bush as well as Vice President Dick Cheney asserted that commanders did not know whether bin Laden was there when U.S. and allied Afghan forces attacked the area in December 2001.
He was "present at Tora Bora," crossed the Afghan border into Pakistan in December 2001, and surrendered to Pakistani authorities, the document says.
The document, provided to The Associated Press in response to a Freedom of Information request, says the unidentified detainee "assisted in the escape of Osama bin Laden from Tora Bora." It is the first definitive statement from the Pentagon that bin Laden was at Tora Bora and evaded U.S. pursuers.
www.rense.com /general63/lad.htm   (794 words)

  
 Tora Bora falls, but no bin Laden csmonitor.com
The Tora Bora region was the last major pocket of Al Qaeda resistance in the country.
Before any moves were made against Tora Bora two weeks ago, Ghamsharik decided to ask the Arabs in the White Mountains to simply leave their province.
Jaffar gave an account that suggested American intelligence both outside and inside Tora Bora was inaccurate.
www.christiansciencemonitor.com /2001/1217/p1s1-wosc.htm   (1363 words)

  
 How Osama bin Laden got away csmonitor.com
Bin Laden's talk with his followers in Tora Bora just a few days after his departure may explain why US intelligence officials said that they thought they heard his voice on Dec. 10, probably on a short-wave transmission.
The success of the US was dazzling, save for the fight for Tora Bora, which may have been this unconventional war's most crucial battle.
He would travel to his favored fortified redoubt in Tora Bora, as the US expected him to, but he would also pave a way out.
www.csmonitor.com /2002/0304/p01s03-wosc.html   (4242 words)

  
 BBC - Films - review - Tora! Tora! Tora!
Tora!" remains a rare and ambitious moment of Hollywood honesty, wisely eschewing fictional hooks for the power of reality.
While audiences flock to see Michael Bay's vision of the attack as the epic backdrop to an ill-formed romance, an altogether more tense and satisfying version exists in 1970's "Tora!
One can only imagine what original director Akira Kurosawa would have made of it, and while likely destined to be overshadowed by "Pearl Harbor" 's imposing CGI shadow, "Tora!
www.bbc.co.uk /films/2001/06/08/tora_tora_tora_1970_review.shtml   (368 words)

  
 DefenseLINK News: Tora Bora Battle Continues
WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2001 -- The Tora Bora cave and tunnel complex south of Jalalabad is the focus of fighting between opposition groups and Al Qaeda foreign fighters, Pentagon officials said Dec. 12.
He said reports that Al Qaeda forces have been cornered in one mountain in Tora Bora are premature.
He said it is possible that some Al Qaeda or Taliban may be able to escape from the Tora Bora area.
www.defenselink.mil /news/Dec2001/n12122001_200112123.html   (427 words)

  
 Tora Tora
Tora Tora's latest release is called "Wild America" (A and M Records) and we spoke with guitarist Keith Douglas about the band.
Out of Memphis, Tennessee comes a powerhouse quartet known as Tora Tora.
What separates Tora Tora from all the other bands out there?
www.famousinterview.ca /interviews/tora_tora.htm   (507 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Tora! Tora! Tora!: DVD: Tora Tora Tora
Tora!" and Ladislas Farago's "The Broken Seal", the film accurately depicts the events on both sides of the Pacific leading up to the stunning attack on the U.S. Pacific Fleet on Sunday, December 7, 1941.
Tora!" is the Japanese signal to attack - and the movie meticulously recreates the attack on Pearl Harbor and the events leading up to it.
The first half maps out the collapse of diplomacy between the nations and the military blunders that left naval and air forces sitting ducks for the impending attack, while the second half is an amazing re-creation of the devastating battle.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000EHSVSC?v=glance   (2035 words)

  
 TORA! TORA! TORA! - SPECIAL EDITION DVD
By the half-hour mark in the film, each is contributing exceptional information regarding the goals and difficulties of mounting Tora!
While the dialogue does sound a little flat, owing, no doubt, to the period's limited recording techniques, everything from the waves crashing against the hulls of the Japanese armada to the whirring squeal of twisting metal engulfs and satisfies.
Kurosawa's finished shots were all scrapped (and presumably lost) and his sequences were shot from scratch with a new team.
filmfreakcentral.net /dvdreviews/toratoratora.htm   (1330 words)

  
 Title: "Tora! Tora! Tora!" - Topics: U.S./1941 - 1945; World/Japan & WW II; Seafaring
Tora!" describes the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941, from both the Japanese and American points of view.
Tora!" also contains sections on Possible Problems, Helpful Background, Discussion Questions, Links to the Internet, and Bridges to Reading.
Tora!" - Topics: U.S./1941 - 1945; World/Japan and WW II; Seafaring
www.teachwithmovies.org /guides/tora-tora-tora.html   (363 words)

  
 Tora! Tora! Tora!
Van Skiles, Eddie Burke (whose son is still flying with TORA), and Raymond Perry acting as flight engineer.
Probably their most famous performance was in the movie "TORA!
Most spouses are also part of the TORA GANG
www.gulfcoastwing.org /torapage.htm   (746 words)

  
 Tora-Tora
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www.hamindia.com /html/tora-tora_.htm   (108 words)

  
 TIME.com: Inside the Tora Bora Caves -- Page 1
For the first time, the infamous man-made caves of Tora Bora were thrown open.
The mujahidin shoved far enough into the craggy Tora Bora landscape on Monday and Tuesday to drive the last Al Qaeda fighters in Afghanistan so deep into the mountains that they're offering to surrender.
Small-arms fire crackled through Tuesday morning, but by afternoon the caves were secure, both sides had declared a cease-fire and the attackers were combing the area that once seemed unassailable for war booty.
www.time.com /time/world/article/0,8599,188029,00.html   (1335 words)

  
 CNN.com - Franks: Al Qaeda 'contained' near Tora Bora - December 14, 2001
Smoke rises from an explosion near the Tora Bora region on Friday.
While saying he did not know the whereabouts of Osama bin Laden, Franks noted "we know where the fight is" -- an area between two valleys near Tora Bora.
CNN's Ben Wedeman, who speaks Arabic, talks with al Qaeda members in Tora Bora by two-way radio (December 14)
edition.cnn.com /2001/US/12/14/gen.war.against.terror   (1052 words)

  
 SoundtrackNet : Tora! Tora! Tora!
The main and obvious one is the Tora theme - a very Japanese tune that is initially played on a koto and then builds into a full orchestral rendition.
Most of the score on the album seems to be Japanese at its core - the main Tora theme appears in a few variations.
Jerry Goldsmith had just finished scoring his classic score to Patton when he worked on another World War II film, Tora!
www.soundtrack.net /soundtracks/database?id=2525   (370 words)

  
 The DVD Journal: Tora! Tora! Tora! : Special Edition
Tora!: Special Edition comes with new extras, including a documentary and an audio commentary track.
Originally released on DVD in 1999, the updated Tora!
Made to anticipate the 30th anniversary of the attack, the movie failed to ignite with the public (costing $25 million, it went on to earn only $14 million).
www.dvdjournal.com /reviews/t/toratoratora_se.shtml   (1027 words)

  
 Filmtracks: Patton & Tora! Tora! Tora! (Jerry Goldsmith)
This is the first CD release of Tora!
Patton is by far the more famous and recognized score, but do not for a moment let it overshadow Tora!
One of the best scenes complimented by the main theme is that in which Patton directs a nasty traffic jam of tanks, and this music is included.
www.filmtracks.com /titles/patton_tora.html   (566 words)

  
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 The Tora Bora Manuscripts and the revelation on the future of this earth
As a member of a group of journalists sent to the Tora Bora caves, I found myself involved in a unexpected tale involving ancient manuscripts.
The Tora Bora Manuscripts and the revelation on the future of this earth
I am publishing my discoveries and the conclusions I reached in this site.
tora-bora.blogspot.com   (979 words)

  
 TOra
NOTE: TOra was originally written by Henrik Johnson, with enhancements and additions by the open source community, and is now solely developed as an Open Source project.
I've worked for Red Hat for three years and have been using Open Source tools for five, and in that time, TOra is definitely one of the most mature Open Source applications I've ever seen or used.
NEWS file for information about what has already been done in the development version of TOra.
tora.sourceforge.net   (472 words)

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