Red Storm Rising Setting & Symbolism

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Red Storm

The plan for a mechanized attack into West Germany and the Low Countries. The major components are strategic surprise and the use of conventional weapons.

Nizhnevartovsk, R.S.F.S.R.

The location in Siberia of the oil refinery blown up by the Muslims.

Norfolk, Virginia

Where Toland works.

Crofton, Maryland

Where Toland lives.

Ghostrider

The plane produced by Lockheed that is called "Frisbee" by the pilots. This is the plane flown by Colonel Douglas Ellington.

Moscow

The city where the Russian Politburo is located.

Hill 152

Located four kilometers from Hafnarfjordur, this is the location where Edwards and his fellow Marines go after the attack on the Keflavik, Iceland, air base.

USS Pharris

The ship commanded by Morris that is badly damaged during a battle and is later put in to port.

Reuben James

The ship that Morris takes over after the USS Pharris is damaged...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
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.