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The Fruited PlainFables for a Postmodern Democracy$
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Alvin Kernan

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780300092905

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300092905.001.0001

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Operation Gulliver

Operation Gulliver

(p.205) Nine Operation Gulliver
The Fruited Plain

Alvin Kernan

Yale University Press

This chapter tells a satirical story about US overseas military operations. It focuses on the planning and execution of the Tongo-Bongo democratic independence expedition, code-named Operation Gulliver. Joining the mission was Corporal Triola Joad of the Lizzie Borden Independent Women's Parachute Combat Team.

Keywords:   Joad family, national defense, military operations, military policy, Triola Joad

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