Battleground - Study Guide Chapter One Summary & Analysis

W. E. B. Griffin
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Chapter 1 opens on June 4, 1942, on Midway Island. America and her allied countries are in a war against the Japanese, and the battleground is the Pacific Ocean. William Charles "Bill" Dunn is a Marine aviator stationed at Midway, and today he makes his first flight against Japanese forces. He is very frightened, especially since it is common knowledge among his commanders and his fellow aviators that the enemy's force is strong and their aircraft is far superior to those provided by the United States for its men. T

he aircraft Lt. Dunn was provided for this fateful day was a Wildcat, and he knew this was the best performing aircraft against the Japanese Zeroes, although Dunn is not sure why he was chosen for such an honor. Midway Island is located in the South Pacific and had no military importance as an American possession until Pan...

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