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  • Once the game starts, there's less emphasis on historical accuracy, says Allied Gen. John Holme, aka "Mad Kow," a veteran of the Persian Gulf War.

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  • Allied Gen. John Holme, aka "Mad Kow" left, and Nicky Angel Valor are seen at the "Invasion of Normandy" paintball battle - the largest event of its kind in the world.

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  • At the age of twelve he entered the Carmelite monastery at Norwich, removing later to the house of "Holme," probably the abbey of the Whitefriars at Hulne near Alnwick.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 "Baconthorpe" to "Bankruptcy"

  • "The meaning of the Saxon word 'Holme' is a meadow surrounded with brooks, and here not only did the castle bear the name, but the meadow is described as the 'Holme, -- where the castle was.'"

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

  • "The Football League, based in Preston, kindly loans us quite a lot of archive material and objects, including old, redundant trophies," says the museum's Peter Holme.

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  • Why do I mention Brittany in particular out of the 40,000 innocent people, including very young children, across America who are being harried and harassed by RIAA hit lawyers, such as those working for Holme Roberts & Owen or, on this occasion, by Matthew E. Krichbaum (right)?

    RIAA punishes Brittany for resisting

  • It ` s unclear what legal aim the RIAA lawyers from the firms of Holme Roberts & Owen and Dwyer & Collora think they are accomplishing with this attack.

    FSF steps into RIAA vs The People war

  • Holme Dunes, an unspoilt nature reserve where the north Norfolk coast turns into the Wash, had a broad sandy beach, flowery sand dunes that smelt of warm thyme, pine woods and pools that were a haven for wading birds.

    Patrick Barkham: Hunting butterflies, finding Dad

  • My cousins Rosemary and Elaine both got gloves (5s 11d), Marjorie Holme got stockings (14s 11d ) and Mickey got coathangers (7s 11d).

    My mother's notebook of Christmas past

  • • From £389pp for three nights (0800 138 2633, warnerleisurehotels.co.uk) at Cricket St Thomas Hotel, Somerset (3 June), and Holme Lacy House Hotel, Herefordshire (1 July).

    Holidays with celebrities: star-spangled banter

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