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Go tell the Spartans

by Jerry Pournelle

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Published by Baen Books in Riverdale, N.Y., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJerry Pournelle, S.M. Stirling
    ContributionsStirling, S. M., 1954-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination345 p. ;
    Number of Pages345
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24208545M
    ISBN 100671720619
    ISBN 109780671720612
    OCLC/WorldCa35875979

    Stranger, go and tell the Spartans. That we lie here, obedient to their commands. Since the late 20th century, the Soviet-American CoDominium had kept the peace, both on Earth and among the stars. But now the CoDominium is dying, and its death-throes will be terrible; already the nations arm for their final battle. Against the Odds magazine #6 A solitaire game simulating the three day battle for the pass at Thermopylae from 18 August to 20 August B.C. Includes a 23" by 34" mapsheet, half-inch die-cut counters, 8 page rule book, and two copies of reference charts. No ground scale is specified, each combat unit is men, each full game turns represents one full day of time /10(51).

    Get this from a library! Go tell the Spartans. [Jerry Pournelle; S M Stirling] -- The CoDominion is dying on Sparta. John Christian Falkenberg and his legion have come to train the Spartians. Their enemy is the Grand Senator Bronson's techno-ninja. "Go Tell the Spartans" considers the war in Vietnam in terms of the microcosm of Muc Wa in , and so contains a lot of statements that are meant to be prophetic in hindsight. It also considers the war in terms of countless earlier movies about earlier wars, so we get tried-and-true characters like the gung-ho second lieutenant, the crazy kid.

      Today’s movie is Go Tell the Spartans ().. Go, tell the Spartans, stranger passing by That here, obedient to their laws, we lie. Simonides of Ceos. Of course, the above quote is about the Spartan Greek Battle of Thermopylae (Hot Gate) in B.C. where Spartans held off a vastly superior Persian army at the cost of all of their lives. ‎Stranger, go and tell the Spartans That we lie here, obedient to their commands. Since the late 20th century, the Soviet-American CoDominium had kept the peace, both on Earth and among the stars. But now the CoDominium is dying, and its death-throes will be terrible; already the nati.


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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Go Tell the Spartans (CoDominium Future History Book 5).Cited by: 4. The 'codominiun universe', created by Pournelle and at its best in The Mote in God's Eye, is detailed across roughly 30 novels and anthologies.

Go Tell the Spartans is part of a series containing: a 'breakthrough' of sorts in Stirling's maturity as a writer/5.

Directed by Ted Post. With Burt Lancaster, Craig Wasson, Jonathan Goldsmith, Marc Singer. During the early s, U.S. military advisers in South Vietnam discover the same challenges that plagued the French army in Indochina ten years prior/10(K).

Go Tell The Spartans book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Stranger, go and tell the Spartans That we lie here, obedient to their commands.

Since the late 20th century, the Soviet-American CoDominium had kept the peace, both on Earth and among the stars. But now the CoDominium is dying, and its death-throes will be terrible; already the nations arm for their final battle/5(3). Download file to see previous pages s included within the narrative to make it a vivid and interesting view and in the author’s own words, “explore and illustrate underlying historical themes and processes.” He begins with a condensed history of ancient Greece, i.e.

of the 7th and 6th centuries BCE and Laconian pre-history, explaining Sparta’s formation to locate and establish. Stranger, go and tell the Spartans That we lie here, obedient to their commands. Since the late 20th century, the Soviet-American CoDominium had kept the peace, both on Earth and among the stars.

But now the CoDominium is dying, and its death-throes will be terrible; already the nations arm for their final battle/5. Buy a cheap copy of Go Tell the Spartans book. Academy Award Winner Burt Lancaster (Run Silent, Run Deep) delivers one of the finest performances of his career as a hard-boiled major in command of a grubby Free shipping over $   Go Tell the Spartans is actually a great book.

It's just that its content has been collected in a more complete edition. The first two books in Pournelle's novels of John Christian Falkenberg were The Mercenary, followed by West of Honor. Those two books were eventually stitched together into Falkenberg's Legion, which is now considered the Cited by: 4.

Go Tell the Spartans () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Incident at Muc Wa was published in hardcover by Doubleday in the United Sates () and by Heinemann in Britain ().

Pyramid published a paperback edition inArendt translated it into Dutch inand Jove re-issued it as Go Tell the Spartans in. Go tell those old men, safe in bed, We took their orders and are dead When Hope published his poem, he included Simonides's words in an epigraph In the Vietnam film Go Tell the Spartans (), an American unit makes a last stand in a French graveyard.

Above the graveyard is an epitaph in French, which a corporal explains, “I think it. Go Tell the Spartans. FOR THE THREE HUNDRED. Go tell the Spartans, passerby, That here obedient to their laws we lie. PROLOGUE.

The history of the 21st century was dominated by two developments, one technical and one social. The technical development was, of course, the discovery of the Alderson Drive a decade after the century began. Go Tell the Spartans - Ebook written by Jerry Pournelle, S.

Stirling. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Go Tell the Spartans/5(5). Go Tell the Spartans has none of the superficial touches that marred The Boys in Company C. These characters never come across as cardboard cutouts.

Through Lancaster's moving depiction of Major Barker, we realize that some of the old-timers who fought in Vietnam were capable of transcending the waste and the absurdity through deeds of valor. Concerning "Go Tell the Spartans"; Muc Wa (spelling) actually does exist, and exists where the film says it does.

The CH Choctaw helicopter in the film is also historically correct. Lancaster's speech. I remember hearing variations of Burt Lancaster's speech as tall tales and misattributions. A unit of American military advisors in Vietnam prior to the major U.S.

involvement find similarities between their helpless struggle against. Go Tell the Spartans is set in Vietnam during that period in which American troops were euphemistically termed "advisors." Reluctantly dispensing much of that advice is veteran American major Asa Barker (Burt Lancaster).

Though he knows what works and what doesn't on the battlefield, Barker is obliged to carry out the go-nowhere policies of the American military 4/4(1).

Today there is a memorial on the site which simply says: “Go tell the Spartans, ye stranger passing by, that here, obedient to your laws, we lie.” Level Five leaders embrace the West Point values of “Duty, Honor, and Country” that Leonidas and his Spartans displayed in the crucible of Thermopalye centuries ago.

According to the wikipedia article on the battle of Thermopylae the Greek forces are estimated to be around men. On the same article it states that as soon as the Greeks became aware they were being flanked, the main force was dismissed with only men staying behind ( of them were Spartans, which I believe inspired the Dark Horse comics and subsequently the .Go, stranger, and to Lacedaemon tell That here, obeying her behests, we fell.

[] Or as Frank Miller puts it in his graphic novel Go tell the Spartans, passerby, That here, by Spartan law, we lie. Xerxes then asks Demaratus if all Lacedaemons are .Press Photo "Go Tell The Spartans" Burt Lancaster, Craig Wasson - DFPG This is an original press photo.

Photo measures x 8inches. Photo is dated PHOTO FRONT PHOTO BACK. Historic Images Part Number: DFPGSeller Rating: % positive.