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Captain Aardvark

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Captain "Aarfy" Aardvark is a fictional character in the novel Catch-22 by Joseph Heller. [1]

25 relations: Anti-aircraft warfare, Capital punishment, Catch-22, Catch-22 (film), Character (arts), Charles Grodin, Colonel Cathcart, Desertion, Ferrara, Flight officer, Hungry Joe, Joseph Heller, List of Catch-22 characters, Livorno, Mike Nichols, Milk run, Nately, North American B-25 Mitchell, Orr (Catch-22), Parma, Prostitution, Rape, Rome, Tobacco pipe, Yossarian.

Anti-aircraft warfare

Anti-aircraft warfare or counter-air defence is defined by NATO as "all measures designed to nullify or reduce the effectiveness of hostile air action."AAP-6 They include ground-and air-based weapon systems, associated sensor systems, command and control arrangements and passive measures (e.g. barrage balloons).

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Capital punishment

Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government-sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime.

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Catch-22

Catch-22 is a satirical novel by American author Joseph Heller.

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Catch-22 (film)

Catch-22 is a 1970 American black comedy war film adapted from the novel of the same name by Joseph Heller.

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Character (arts)

A character (sometimes known as a fictional character) is a person or other being in a narrative (such as a novel, play, television series, film, or video game).

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Charles Grodin

Charles Grodin (born April 21, 1935) is an American actor, comedian, author, and former television talk show host.

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Colonel Cathcart

Colonel Cathcart is a character in Joseph Heller's novel Catch-22 and the novel's de facto main antagonist.

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Desertion

In military terminology, desertion is the abandonment of a duty or post without permission (a pass, liberty or leave) and is done with the intention of not returning.

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Ferrara

Ferrara (Ferrarese: Fràra) is a town and comune in Emilia-Romagna, northern Italy, capital of the Province of Ferrara.

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Flight officer

The title flight officer was a military rank used by the United States Army Air Forces during World War II.

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Hungry Joe

Joseph "Hungry Joe" Lewis (1850 – March 22, 1902) was an American criminal and swindler.

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Joseph Heller

Joseph Heller (May 1, 1923 – December 12, 1999) was an American author of novels, short stories, plays and screenplays.

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List of Catch-22 characters

The following is a list of characters in the novel Catch-22 by Joseph Heller.

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Livorno

Livorno is a port city on the Ligurian Sea on the western coast of Tuscany, Italy.

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Mike Nichols

Mike Nichols (born Mikhail Igor Peschkowsky; November 6, 1931 – November 19, 2014) was an American film and theater director, producer, actor, and comedian.

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Milk run

The phrase milk run originated in World War II, when US Army Air Corps and RAF aircrews used it to describe any mission where minimal resistance from the enemy was expected.

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Nately

Edward J. Nately III is a character in Joseph Heller's classic novel Catch-22.

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North American B-25 Mitchell

The North American B-25 Mitchell is an American twin-engine, medium bomber manufactured by North American Aviation (NAA).

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Orr (Catch-22)

Orr is a fictional character in the classic novel Catch-22 by Joseph Heller.

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Parma

Parma (Pärma) is a city in the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna famous for its prosciutto (ham), cheese, architecture, music and surrounding countryside.

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Prostitution

Prostitution is the business or practice of engaging in sexual activity in exchange for payment.

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Rape

Rape is a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual penetration carried out against a person without that person's consent.

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Rome

Rome (Roma; Roma) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale).

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Tobacco pipe

A tobacco pipe, often called simply a pipe, is a device specifically made to smoke tobacco.

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Yossarian

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Captain_Aardvark

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