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Red Storm Rising Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 8 through 17 Summary

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Chapters 8 through 17 Summary

Toland is released from duty and goes home but is recalled at shortly after 2 a.m. the following morning. As he is preparing to leave his home in Crofton, Maryland, he hears a televised news report that an explosion occurred at the Kremlin that morning as the Politburo was scheduled to convene. Toland's immediate reaction is that it would be easy for the Russians to make it look as if they were victims of a terrorist attack in order to have a reason to increase military activity without seeming to be on the offensive. The men who set the charges had papers in order, attracted little attention as they prepared the bombs and left safely. Nothing is yet revealed about the men or their purpose. The official comment is that the terrorists are German. Toland and his co-worker consider the fact that the movie shown...

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Red Storm Rising from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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