Battleground - Chapter 15 Summary & Analysis

W. E. B. Griffin
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Chapter 15 Summary

Chapter fifteen begins in Washington, with Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox attending a meeting with Senator Fowler of California. Fowler is a very wealthy man who has his offices at the Foster Lafayette Hotel. Knox likes Fowler and admires him for using his wealth and influence for the good of the country. Fowler had sent for Knox, and when he arrives, he is surprised to meet Pickering's wife, Patricia. Patricia asks Knox where her husband is and what he is doing. She tells Knox she tried to reach her husband through one of the ships she owns and they relayed the message that his whereabouts were unknown and that MacArthur's office claimed not to know Pickering was in the Navy.

Knox trusts Patricia Pickering enough to give her a copy of the latest Top Secret message received from Pickering. Pickering was on board one of the...

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