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The Winds of War Summary
Herman Wouk

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The Winds of War Summary

Plot Summary

Victor "Pug" Henry arrives home from the Navy Building worried about his career. Victor only wants to command a ship of his own and fears that the assignment will not further his career. As he puts it, when the Navy considers commanders for a ship, the amount of time on the water is a huge factor.

Victor finally decides that he really has no choice in the matter and accepts the assignment as naval attaché in Berlin. Rhoda, Victor's wife, acts typically by lashing out at Victor as she prepares for the move and then finding her sense of adventure at the foreign assignment. Rhoda and Victor, having been married twenty-five years, are comfortable with each other though both feel they have not gotten all from their marriage they wanted. They have three grown children—Byron, Warren and Madeline.

Warren is solid, like Victor, and is training...

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