A Rumor of War

A Rumor of War


Philip Caputo

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A big, flat-bed truck used for carrying men and materials. The bed is enclosed on all sides by wooden slats, and is sometimes covered with canvas.
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Six-by Term Timeline in A Rumor of War

The timeline below shows where the term Six-by appears in A Rumor of War. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter Three
The Morality of War Theme Icon
Danger and Uncertainty Theme Icon
...their platoons of the impending deployment. A convoy forms shortly thereafter. Riflemen board the assembled six-bys. Sergeant Colby waves good-bye as the convoy begins to move out, as though he is... (full context)
Heroism and Identity Theme Icon
Loyalty and Camaraderie Theme Icon
Danger and Uncertainty Theme Icon
Caputo gets into a six-by with Gonzalez’s squad. They ride along for an hour or so, sharing “harsh jokes and... (full context)