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Battleground Summary
W. E. B. Griffin

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Battleground Summary

Plot Summary

Battleground, by W. E. B. Griffin, is the fourth novel in a series called The Corps, referring to the Marine Corps of the United States of America. This novel concentrates on the actions of several fictional characters as they are brought together in the South Pacific battleground of World War II from June to August of 1942. The main character is Captain Fleming Pickering, who holds a unique status in the Navy during this war, having been a Marine in WWI. Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox has assigned Pickering the job of gathering the truth about what is happening in the war so he can compare that to the reports from the field he is receiving from his admirals.

This novel of the series concerns the sequence of events for each character covering the short months between the Midway Island fight and the battleground of Guadalcanal, showing the...

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