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The Caine Mutiny

Herman Wouk

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Who is the last captain of the D.M.S. Caine?

What is the name of the ship to which Edwin Keggs is assigned?

The Caine is caught in a typhoon on the way to support what major offensive?

How many demerits is Willie Keith assigned for his various offenses during midshipmen's school?

What is the name of the novel that Tom Keefer works on?

What is May Wynn's real name?

What measures does Captain Queeg take to find the strawberry thief?

What accident causes the damage that leads to the Caine's decommissioning?

Who is the lawyer who finally agrees to defend the Caine Mutineers?

Which of the following is not a punishment used by Queeg?

Where does Willie take May Wynn when she greets the ship upon its arrival in San Francisco?

What kind of store do May's parents own in the Bronx?

For what offense is Stilwell court-martialed?

What are the contents of the crate that Queeg has Willie transport to shore for him?

What does Willie realize in his near-death experience?

What is the name of the former Furnald Hall instructor that Willie runs into on the Pluto?

Where does the Yellowstain Incident occur?

Where is the Keith family home located?

Why does Stilwell want to go on leave so badly?

How does Roland Keefer die?

How many minesweeping missions does the Caine take part in during World War II?

Who obtains the gallon of strawberries that causes so much trouble aboard the Caine?

Why is Ducely transferred?

With what is Maryk officially charged in the court martial?

What do the crew of the Caine give to De Vriess as a parting gift?

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