Fields of Fire - Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

James Webb
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Chapter 2 Summary

Bobby (Robert E. Lee Hodges, Jr.) is about to leave for Vietnam. He hadn't yet been born when his father passed away. Robert E. Lee Hodges, Sr. was a soldie, fighting the Germans in France when he was killed. Bobby never got to know his father, but his grandmother made sure she he knew about the family history. He visits her every Sunday for lunch, and they reminisce about the old days.

This particular Sunday, before Bobby visits his Grandmother, he opens an old locker that's been stored in an outdoor shed. It has memorabilia of his late father. Bobby looks at the old uniforms and badges his father once wore. He feels a sense of pride that he is going off to war as his father had done many years ago. He is carrying on his family tradition of wearing a uniform...

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