Counterattack: The Corps Characters

W. E. B. Griffin
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Fleming Pickering

Fleming Pickering is the Chairman of the Board of the Pacific and Far Eastern Shipping Corporation. He sold his ocean liners to the Navy since he sees aviation as the travel of the future. The company had been owned by Pickering's family and he had worked his way up, becoming the Chairman after his father's death. He goes to Washington to try to help out with the war effort but refuses to sell his remaining ships to the Navy. He finally accepts a job with Know and the rank of Captain. His first assignment is to prepare the way for the Raiders, American commandos, who plan to hit Japanese carriers. He will be spending a lot of time in Hawaii. He then goes on to Melbourne, Australia where he works closely with MacArthur. Pickering is also involved with Banning's group when they come to Australia. Pickering also...

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