Battleground - Chapter 16 Summary & Analysis

W. E. B. Griffin
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Chapter 16 Summary

In chapter sixteen, Pickering is advised by Vandergrift that he has now been placed in charge of Intelligence for the island. Pickering sends a message to Knox advising him of this turn of events. Vandergrift gives orders that no other intelligence officers, including Pickering, are to be placed in harm's way, with any possibility of capture.

Dailey arrives in Brisbane and meets with General MacArthur. MacArthur interrupts the meeting when Hon arrives with two messages. When Hon goes back to the top secret area, he and Moore try to figure out what the translated messages from earlier in the day represent in terms of how many troops the Japanese are sending to fight the Marines in Guadalcanal. Hon and Moore discuss Ellen, her motivation, and her role. They agree that she is a rather cold woman, but decide to get her input on the intercepts before they...

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