Battleground Characters

W. E. B. Griffin
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Captain Fleming Pickering is a tall and distinguished American man in his forties who had retired from the service after the first World War and was brought back into the service in a unique capacity by Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox. Before the war, Pickering is the owner and operator of the Pacific and Far East Shipping Company, but when accepting the assignment from Knox, Pickering leaves his international business and company to the capable hands of his wife of many years, Patricia.

Captain Pickering is now working for the Navy, but considers himself a Marine, as that was his capacity in World War I. Pickering uses his wealth, his vast network of resources and his connections to perform his job for Knox, placing himself in a position to observe, to report, and to make a difference. Pickering is keenly aware that the other Navy...

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