Battleground - Study Guide Chapter Three Summary & Analysis

W. E. B. Griffin
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Chapter three begins in Washington, DC, on June 15, 1942. Sgt. Rutterman and Captain Sessions of Marine Corps Intelligence are discussing Rutterman's discovery of the perfect soldier to assist Special Detachment 14. This soldier is currently in the Officer's Candidate School, the men acknowledging that extracting him, and keeping him in the Marine Corps will be difficult as soon as his unique skills are better known. Sessions and Rutterman want the man specifically to serve in the support for the Coastwatcher Establishment. The Coastwatcher Establishment is the name given for the loosely organized team of Australians who were left behind in the various islands invaded by the Japanese in the Southwest Pacific at the beginning of the War. These civilians were provided with radios and binoculars and provide valuable information regarding the enemy ship movement, aircraft routes and intercepting messages.

Unfortunately, the US Navy did not appreciate their...

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