History Literature / TheWindsOfWarAndWarAndRemembrance

24th Jan '16 5:06:48 PM Morgenthaler
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* ForcesWithFirepower: Any belligerent.



* UsefulNotes/WorldWarII

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* UsefulNotes/WorldWarII
4th Oct '15 5:53:17 AM Morgenthaler
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* AmericaWinsTheWar: Not quite; the role of the Soviets is acknowledged and Victor visits the USSR. But most of the main characters are Americans.
** The Contribution of the British Commonwealth is made aware particularly in the early years of the war. Victor makes it a key point of making sure how vital it is to keep the British going if the war is to be won.
14th Aug '15 7:25:07 PM SCE2AUX
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*IvyLeagueForEveryone: Victor and Warren both went to the US Naval Academy. Leslie Slote went to Yale and then to Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. Natalie graduated from Radcliffe, Harvard's sister college. Even Byron managed to graduate from Columbia with a Naval Reserve commission.
15th Feb '15 4:01:18 AM Aquila89
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* RealMenLoveJesus: Victor is a good churchgoer. More in a "Respectable '40's American" sense then in a "fanatic" sense, but a very devoted Christian nontheless.

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* RealMenLoveJesus: Victor is a good churchgoer. More in a "Respectable '40's American" sense then in a "fanatic" sense, but a very devoted Christian nontheless. nonetheless.
* SayYourPrayers: Aaron Jastrow starts telling the Shema Yisrael [[spoiler:when he's killed in the gas chamber in Auschwitz. (It is traditional for Jews to say the Shema as their last words).]]



** Pamela is a sympathetic attempted adulterer. Rhoda is an UNsympathetic adulterer-she has a rather unlikable personality to begin with.

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** Pamela is a sympathetic attempted adulterer. Rhoda is an UNsympathetic [=UNsympathetic=] adulterer-she has a rather unlikable personality to begin with.
24th Nov '14 7:03:56 AM Eegah
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* HistoricalInJoke: Rhoda is thrilled to run into Errol Flynn, Byron rather less so. Flynn was suspected of being a Nazi spy during the war, though it was later proven to be completely false.
25th Oct '14 3:34:17 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* BigBad : AdolfHitler, obviously.

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* BigBad : AdolfHitler, UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler, obviously.
30th Nov '13 6:44:29 PM skbc1p4res
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* NoIndoorVoice: Hitler in ''War and Remembrance'', whenever he gets mad.


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* PunctuatedForEmphasis: Hitler after learning that the battle of Stalingrad is lost.
-->'''Hitler''': NONSENSE! WHAT! IS! THIS! NONSENSE?!
30th Nov '13 6:41:55 PM skbc1p4res
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Throughout the series we have the likes of Leslie Hope ([[TwentyFour Teri Bauer,]]} G.W. Bailey ([[PoliceAcademy Captain Harris,]]} BrianBlessed, and starred SharonStone and John-Rhys Davies.
30th Oct '13 8:33:32 AM Aquila89
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* TheDeadHaveNames: Wouk breaks off his account of the Battle of Midway to list all the members of the three American torpedo-bomber squadrons that were wiped out.
-->So long as men choose to decide the turns of history with the slaughter of youths and even in a better day, when this form of human sacrifice has been abolished like the ancient, superstitious, but no more horrible form the memory of these three American torpedo plane squadrons should not die. The old sagas would halt the tale to list the names and birthplaces of men who fought so well. Let this romance follow the tradition.
14th Sep '13 1:37:51 PM korpse_man
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** The Contribution of the British Commonwealth is made aware particularly in the early years of the war. Victor makes it a key point of making sure how vital it is to keep the British going if the war is to be won.


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* PassingTheTorch: A minor theme during the signing of the Atlantic charter is the handing over from Britain to the US of the role of defender of democracy.
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