Battleground - Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

W. E. B. Griffin
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Chapter 13 Summary

Chapter 13 Analysis

In keeping with the theme that only men who defy the military protocol are to be admired, David Schneider is not liked by his fellow aviators, nor his commanders. Schneider is a by-the-book man who has difficulty understanding that war is not fought by that book. Pickering's decision to go off to the battleground, leaving his secretary Ellen in charge of his team is a shock to the reader; women characters in this novel have led very minor roles, predominantly as lovers to the main characters. In the ranks of these women characters, Mary Agnes holds the lowest level because she has taken many lovers. It is ironic that Galloway, who is in a sexual and emotional affair without the benefit of marriage vows, is in charge of keeping David Schneider from entering into a similar relationship.

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