England in "Knight's Gambit" (Location)

Location Key: 
Display Label: 
England
Type: 
OutOfYoknapatawpha
Authority : 
Text (when unambiguous)
Other Texts Location Appears In: 
X: 
2465
Y: 
1263
Description: 

England is mentioned in several ways in the story. London, the capital of England, is one of the postmarked locations from which Mrs. Harriss sends postcards during the decade she spends traveling in Europe. England is also the site of 'the Battle of Britain,' the World War II aerial campaign during four months in 1940 during which the British "Royal Air Force's fighter command" triumphed over Germany's bombers (205), making Charles Mallison's 17-year-old heart "thirst" to "get to England some way" to share in the glory of war (206-07). And after the U.S. enters the War, England is where, according to Charles, Benbow Sartoris has been sent on "something hush hush" for the war effort (251).

Role: 
Only Mentioned in Text
Status: 
Continuous

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