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1. The Best World War 2 Television Series
A large number of movies have been made about World War 2. But very few television series have been made about the same topic. Also, many of those television series take the topic of the war lightly. For example, Hogan's Heroes, loosely based on the movie Stalag 17, is a comedy that makes light o...
2. The Top Ten World War 2 Movies
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:31:22
Hollywood has made many war movies. The most and perhaps the best movies deal with the issue of World War 2. Many are historically accurate, such as "Patton" or "Midway". Others are completely fictional, such as "Guns of Navarone". All are among the best war movies ever made. This is by no means ...
3. Classic Sea Adventure Stories
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:33:19
This lens is about the greatest sea adventure stories of all time. Learn about "Treasure Island", "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea", "Moby Dick", "Mysterious Island", "Mutiny on the Bounty", "Robinson Crusoe" and many more. Also learn about some of the best authors in classical literature.
4. Best Western Movies
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:35:41
Since the development of the motion picture, thousands of western movies and television shows have been made. Westerns have had their share of heroes and villians. From John Wayne to Clint Eastwood to Gary Cooper, many famous actors put on the old six shooter and rode off into the sunset. While t...
5. Top Ten Civil War Movies
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:24:42
There have been many movies made about the American Civil War. Many are historically accurate, like "Gettysburg" or "Gods and Generals". Many are completely fictional such as "Outlaw Josey Wales". All are very good and entertaining movies.
Below is a list of my favorites. Let me know if you agre...
6. Best Christian Movies Ever Made
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:27:27
While Hollywood does not make too many Bible based Christian movies, there have been some excellent Christian movies over the years. Bible movies like "The Ten Commandments" and "King of Kings" are excellent Bible based movies. But, what are the best Christian movies of all time? Take a look and ...
7. Battleships of World War 2
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:24:42
Battleships played a vital part in World War 2. However, if naval warfare in World War 2 proved one thing, it was that the battleship was no longer the capital ship of the navy. That honor moved to the aircraft carrier. Even though it was no longer the "Queen of the Seas", the mighty battleship p...
8. Cool Backgammon Boards
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:33:31
The game of Backgammon was created about 5,000 years ago and is one of the most popular board games ever invented. There have been many unique Backgammon boards developed over the years. Many of these unusual Backgammon designs are available and make excellent gifts for the accoomplished Backgamm...
9. Best Cowboy Songs of All Time
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:24:02
In the past 30 years or so, the popularity of the western movie has declined. Along with that, very few cowboy songs have been recorded. Frankly, I miss them. Some very good old cowboy songs were recorded over the years. Most people have heard of them and even know the tunes. Unfortunately, it is...
10. Top Ten Mob Movies
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:27:50
For some reason, the American public just loves mob movies. They include some of the best movies ever made. But, what are the best gangster movies? So many good mafia movies have been made that it is difficult to say. Below is my attempt at ranking the top ten of all time.
Please take a look and...
11. Unique Chess Sets
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:24:44
It is believed that chess was invented in India around 600 AD. The game spread to Persia, where it was played by military commanders in order to improve their strategic skills. Eventually, it spread around the world and is the most popular board game ever invented. More people play chess than any...
12. Major Battles of World War 2
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:33:19
From 1939 until 1945, most of the world was engaged in the largest war ever to take place. The Axis powers; Germany, Japan, Italy and some lesser powers challenged the allies, let by Great Britain, United States and the Soviet Union. The first half of the war was characterized by Axis domination ...
13. A Complete List of Disney Animated Movies
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:36:11
Disney had made some of the best family entertainment movies of all time. Starting with the classic Snow White in 1937, the Disney studios have made several hundred movies over the years. Many of them were classic animated feature films.
Below is a list of all the feature films released by Disne...
14. Classical literature for pre teen boys
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:36:06
In the early 1970's I was a 12 year old boy sitting in the back of Sister Cecilia's 7th grade class, fighting boredom. I glanced over at the bookshelf and noticed a group of old, hardcover books. Picking one out at random, I began reading "Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson. I could not p...
15. The best mini series of all time - Lonesome Dove
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:33:19
Lonesome Dove is an epic miniseries that describes the adventures of Captain Augustus (Gus) McCrae and Captain Woodrow F. Call as they go on a 2,500 mile cattle drive from south Texas to Montana. Along the way, they encounter horse thieves, renegade Indians, old friends and unbearable conditions....
16. HG Wells - The Father of Science Fiction
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:40:38
HG Wells wrote many science fiction books, including:
The Time Machine
The War of the Worlds
The Island of Dr. Moreau
The Invisible Man
First Men in the Moon
The Food of the Gods and How it Came to Earth
The Shape of Things to Come
Most of his major works have been made into movies. He is perha...
17. The Agony of Defeat
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:36:06
Anyone who grew up watching sports in the 70's and 80's knows the Agony of Defeat video. The classic sports show, the Wide World of Sports ran from 1961 to 1998. With the advent of ESPN and other national sports channels on cable, this show is now long gone, but the Agony of Defeat continues to l...
18. Alexendre Dumas (1802 - 1870)
Sports & Recreation - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:33:39
Alexandre Dumas is best known for his historic adventure novels, primarily the Three Musketeers. However, that work was followed by the next two books in the d'Artagnan romance trilogy. The next two novels in the trilogy are "Twenty Years After" and "The Vicomte de Bragelonne, Ten Years Later". T...
19. Jules Verne - The Father of Science Fiction
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:33:43
Jules Verne was known as the "father of science fiction" (he actually shares it with H. G. Wells). He wrote many science fiction and travel books. Among his most famous writings are:
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Journey to the Center of the Earth
From the Earth to the Moon
Around the Moon
20. Edgar Rice Burroughs - The Father of Science Fiction
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:30:49
Edgar Rice Burroughs is one of the early science fiction writers. He is also known for the Tarzan series of adventure stories. His primary works are:
Barsoom Series: Depicts the Martian adventures of John Carter.
Tarzan Series: The well-known stories of a feral child who grew to manhood in the w...
21. The War of the Worlds - The Most Famous Science Fiction Story of All Time
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:36:06
War of the Worlds is the most famous science fiction story ever written. The novel, by HG Wells was published in 1898 and was highly acclaimed by critics. The first movie was in 1953 and was also highly acclaimed. There was a Stephen Speilberg remake in 2005 that relied heavily on special effects...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:30:45
There are many cartoons available for young kids to watch. Unfortunately, relatively few of them have a moral, Christian message. One of the best Christian cartoons is VeggieTales. It is a silly series about a group of vegetables who encounter many normal problems similar to the ones ecnountered ...
23. Victor Hugo (1802 - 1885)
Entertainment - Wed, 07 Dec 2011 17:42:51
Victor Hugo (1802 - 1885) was one of the most famous French novelists and playwrights in history. Hugo lived during the time of Napoleon III and was one of his biggest critics. For that, Victor Hugo was exiled. Victor Hugo's poetry is world renown and below is a list of Victor Hugo facts.
24. Victory at Sea Documentary
books-poetry-writing - Wed, 07 Dec 2011 17:37:04
One of the best documentaries on World War 2 ever made was the 26 episode "Victory At Sea". This series explores the war from the perspective of naval warfare. Each of the half hour episodes explores a major sea battle of the war. There is no other documentary that explores world war 2 from prima...
25. World at War Documentary
culture-and-society - Wed, 07 Dec 2011 17:34:52
This 26 hour long documentary about World War 2 was narrated by Sir Laurence Olivier. This series contains interviews with high level military officers and political figures including: Albert Speer, General Mark Clark, Lord Mountbatten, Karl Donetz, Alger Hiss and James Stewart. Originally broadc...
26. Dakeas, About Me Lens
culture-and-society - Wed, 07 Dec 2011 17:26:58
Why do I Squidoo? One and only one reason: It's fun. I started 2 years ago and did not take it too far. Made several average lenses...nothing to be proud of. Started up again in August 2011 and am having a blast!!
What do I write about? My interests:
Country and Western Musi...
27. Jack London - Classic American Author
squidoo-community - Wed, 02 Nov 2011 12:44:46
Jack London wrote many popular novels and short stories. His best known and most popular are "The Call of the Wild", "White Fang" and "The Sea Wolf". View this lens and learn all there is to know about this American treasure. All three stories have been made into movies. His most famous work,"The...
28. The insane rantings of a lunatic Cubs fan
books-poetry-writing - Tue, 20 Dec 2011 16:23:23
According to Ben Franklin, the definition of insanity is: "doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results." Well, according to that definition, I am legally insane. Every year, starting around February 15 (the first day of spring training), I read all the daily baseball articl...
sports-and-recreation - Sun, 13 Dec 2009 14:44:44
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