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Battleground Setting & Symbolism

W. E. B. Griffin
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WWII Fighting Aircraft

The Japanese flew an airplane called The Zero, and the closest the Allieds had to battle against it was the Wildcat. Other aircraft used by the Japanese were the Vals, and Katys, nicknamed by the Allied Forces. Allied Forces also had Buffaloes and Spitfires.

Guadalcanal

An island in the South Pacific that became a critical occupation site for both Japanese and Allied Forces.

Jade

A valuable stone, green in color, mined in many countries, but the best samples come from China

Australia

Australia is the Allied country nearest to Japanese shores and to the critical islands of the South Pacific. Australian forces join with the United States, Great Britain and other Allied forces to protect its shores and to provide intelligence regarding Japan's movement

Military rank and protocol

The military is an organization which is based on the principal of a large group of soldiers...

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