Tales of the South Pacific - pp. 69-98, The Cave Summary & Analysis

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pp. 69-98, The Cave Summary

One morning Lieutenant Tony Fry arrives at a PT Boat base, on secret business, and seeks a cave to set up his headquarters. Tony goes out on some PT Boat patrols, and on one of these missions, Charlesworth wins a medal by setting up a situation where a number of Japanese AKA boats (troop transfer ships) are sunk. Early one morning, Tony tells the narrator and Charlesworth that a signal of a shore watcher who is located on a Japanese-occupied island is coming. The shore watcher calls himself the Remittance Man. That night Charlesworth sinks some Japanese ships and the broadcasts continue to help the PT Boats in their mission. Soon the Remittance Man brags in a broadcast about how many Japanese planes have been shot down. Still, Japanese destroyers are also blowing up PT Boats. Tony goes back to his...

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