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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow

Part Four. The Counterforce

Episode 6 (674-700)

Unexpectedly, this country is pleasant, yes, once inside it, quite pleasant after all.

Gravity's Rainbow, p. 674

3rd Armored
6: 694 Organisation | Armies
82nd Airborne
6: 685 (- [Division]) Armies
Aetheric Danish
6: 696 Language/Dictionary | Denmark
Albert Speer
6: 687 Politician | Third Reich
Ambassador
6: 688 Functions | Diplomacy
American
6: 674, 684, 687, 691, 697 Nationality | United States
American Mysteries
6: 683 Concepts | United States
Ancestors
6: 680 Slothrop
Apalachicola
6: 695 City/Around the World | Florida
Apollo
6: 694 (-s, striking the lyre) Plural Deity/Religion | Mythology
Argentine
6: 681 Nationality | Argentina
Aries
6: 681 Constellation | Astrology
Armies
6: 680 Organisation | Violence
Arthur Kennedy
6: 684 Politician | United States
Asheville
6: 695 City/Around the World | North Carolina
Asian
6: 690 Person from | Asia
Asiatic
6: 690 Geography/Around the World | Asia
Baby Ruth
6: 677 Sport | United States
Beacon Hill
6: 682 Neigbourhood | Boston
Beacon Street
6: 675 Street/Around the World | Boston
Benzedrine
6: 686 Stimulants | Drugs
Berlin
6: 684 City/Around the World | Germany
Bert Fibel
6: 687 Figures | Peenemünde
Bleicheröde
6: 695 City/Around the World | Germany
Blicero
6: 695, 700 Characters | Rockets
bohemian
6: 698 Capitalised Region/Around the World | Germany
Boston
6: 682 City/Around the World | Massachusetts
Bristol
6: 695 City/Around the World | United Kingdom
British
6: 697, 698 Nationality | United Kingdom
Broderick
6: 674 (that ol'-), 677 (- and Nalline's shadow-child), 682 (as - progresses into Pernicious Pop) Characters | Slothrop
Brooklyn Bridge
6: 676 Constructions | New York City
Button Up Your Overcoat
6: 691 Song/Music | Music
Café L'Éclipse
6: 681 Bar/Drinking |
Cary Grant
6: 684 Actors/Film | United States
Central Control
6: 678 Organisation | The Zone
Central War Time
6: 695, 696 Span | Time
Chelsea Embankment
6: 698 Borough | London
Chiquita Banana
6: 678 Brand | United States
Christian
6: 681, 682 Figures | Herero
City of the Future
6: 674 (a giant factory-state here, a -) Fictional Location/Around the World | The Zone
Closet Intellectual Book
6: 680 (a -, The Wisdom of the Great Kamikaze Pilots) Fictional Text/Texts | The Zone
Club Oogabooga
6: 675 Bar/Drinking | Boston
Congregationalists
6: 682 Denomination | Religion
Continuing Study of American Slang
6: 687 (first two words in italics) Process | United Kingdom
Creamy Chocolate FBI-Shoe Brown
6: 696 Description | Colours
Crown Prince Porfirio
6: 698 Figures | Background
Cypridinae
6: 690 (dead -), 691 (- are also a great source of light) Animals/Critters | Sea
Danish
6: 696 Language/Dictionary | Denmark
Dark Dream
6: 697, 697 (no Dark) Process | Them
Darkest Earth
6: 689 Description | Planet Earth
Decadent Aristocracy
6: 698 United Kingdom
Deep Cheap-Perfume Aquamarine
6: 696 Description | Colours
Denham
6: 689 Last Name Fictional Person | Movies
Der Grob Säugling
6: 706, 707 Cards | Tarot Cards
Der Platz
6: 686 Constructions | The Zone
Deutschland
6: 684 Countries/Around the World | Europe
Dungannon
6: 695 Location/Around the World | Virginia
earth
6: 676, 683, 684, 692, 695, 697 Geography/Around the World | Planet Earth
Eastern Territory
6: 684 (Wimpe, an up-and-coming IG salesman covering the -) Region/Around the World | IG Farben
Eastern War Time
6: 696 Concepts | World War II
Ellis
6: 695 City/Around the World | Kansas
English
6: 683, 687 Nationality | United Kingdom
Erection
6: 699 Process | Sex
Fascist
6: 677 Person from | Fascism
Fatal Flaw
6: 676 (Slothrop’s own gift and -) Emotion | Slothrop
Father
6: 674, 679 Functions | Family
Fay Wray
6: 688 Actresses/Film | United States
FF
6: 675 The Zone
Fire
6: 680 )L16/39C, station Metatron, quadrant Fire, stall Malkuth) Concepts | Esoterism
Flag
6: 679 Symbol | United States
Floundering Four
6: 675 The Zone
Formosa
6: 690 Island/Around the World | Asia
Francisco Squalidozzi
6: 681 Characters | The Zone
Franklin
6: 695 City/Around the World | North Carolina
Franz Pökler
6: 687 Characters | Germany
French
2*, first 6: 675 Nationality | France
G-5
6: 681 Authorities | The Zone
Gallic Genius
6: 679 Description | The Zone
GE
6: 682 (the - plant over in Pittsfield) Company | United States
General Douglas MacArthur
6: 697 Military | United States
General Electric
6: 682 Company | United States
Geneva
6: 681 City/Around the World | Switzerland
Geoffrey Prentice
6: 698 Characters | United Kingdom
German
6: 681, 687 Nationality | Germany
Géza Rószavölgyi
6: 692 Characters | The White Visitation
Gimbel's basement
6: 690 Company | New York City
Glozing Neuter
6: 677 (the - next to you) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
God
6: 693 Deity/Religion | Christianity
Golden Gate Bridge
6: 676 Constructions | San Francisco
Government
6: 698 Authorities |
Grandmaster
6: 675 (But where inside Marcel is the midget -, the little Johann Allgeier?) Device | Boston
Greifswald
6: 681, 692 Location/Around the World | Germany
Grid
6: 678 Description | Time
Hafenstraße/Hafenstrasse
6: 681 (- in Greifswald), 692 (no ß but ss) Street/Around the World | Germany
Hall
6: 687 Building - Space | Cambridge
Hamburg School
6: 683 (Minne Khlaetsch, an astrologer of the -) Ideas | Astrology
Harry James
6: 685 Entertaiment | United States
Harvard
6: 682, 688 Higher Education | Massachusetts
heaven
6: 696 Capitalised Concepts | Religion
Heavenly City
6: 682 Description |
Hieropon
6: 683 Fiction | Drugs
Hogan
6: 678 (-'s in love with Chiquita Banana), 682 (I love Jack [Kennedy] like - and Tyrone Characters | Slothrop
Hollywood
6: 691 Location/Around the World | Los Angeles
Horst Achtfaden
2*, first 6: 684 (-'s confession), 687 Characters | Peenemünde
Hotchkiss
6: 697 (a Japanese - machine gun, Model 92), 697, 697 (American -es), 697 (French -), 697 (British -), 698 (British -es), 698 (a melted -) Device | Weapon
Hours
6: 680 Span | Time
Hübsch Räuber
6: 683 (-! -! which means "Cute-looking robber!") Exclamation/Dictionary | German
Hubschrauber
6: 683 (-! -! which means "Helicopter!") Transport | Germany
IG Farben
6: 684 Company | Third Reich
Imipolex G
6: 699 Compound | Plastics
Immortal Lightbulbs
6: 688 Device | Byron the Bulb
Indian
6: 679, 684, 697 Ethnicity/Around the World | United States
Inside
6: 681 (Outside and - interpiercing one another too fast) Concepts | Psychology
Inverness
6: 675 City/Around the World | United Kingdom
Iwo Jima
6: 690 Island/Around the World | Japan
Jack Kennedy
6: 682, 688 Politician | United States
Jacobistrasse
6: 686 Street/Around the World | Berlin
James Cagney
6: 684 Actors/Film | United States
James Jello
6: 698 (-, that year’s king of Bohemian clowns) Figures | London
Japanese
6: 691, 694, 696, 697 Nationality | Japan
Japs
6: 680, 697 Insult | Japan
Jehovah's Witnesses
6: 681 Denomination | Religion
Jezus Christ
6: 677, 679 Historical Persons | Christianity
Joachim
6: 684 (some hypothetical -) Performer | Music
Johann Allgeier
2*, first 6: 675 (that little -) Historian | Austria
Johann Sebastian Bach
6: 685 Composer/Music | Germany
Johannes Brahms
6: 685 Composer/Music | Germany
John Bull
6: 697 (our cousin -) Historical Persons | United Kingdom
Joseph Kennedy
6: 682 Businessman | United States
Kamikaze
6: 690, 692, 696 Functions | Japan
Kamikaze School
6: 690 Higher Education | Japan
Keeper of the Antenna
6: 681 (The - is a Jehovah´s witness named Rohr) Functions | The Zone
Kelly crow bars
6: 698 Candy | The Zone
Kelvinator-Bostonian
6: 677 Device | Houses
Kenosha
6: 696 City/Around the World | Wisconsin
Kenosha Kid
6: 696, 697 Description | Slothrop
kid
6: 674 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
King
6: 674 Royalty | Politics
Kleinbürgerstrasse
6: 685 Fictional Location/Around the World | Berlin
Kurt Mondaugen
6: 687 Characters | Germany
La Gazza Ladra
6: 685 Composition/Music | Music
Latin
6: 678 Language/Dictionary | Latin
Läufer
6: 683 Figures | Game
law
6: 696 Concepts | Politics
lceboxland
6: 677 Fictional Location/Around the World | The Zone
lchizo
6: 690, 691, 692, 697 Characters | The Zone
Leo
6: 694 Constellation | Astrology
Leyte
6: 690 Island/Around the World | Asia
Liebchen
6: 684 Expression/Dictionary | German
Liftscrewer
6: 683 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Lindyhopping
6: 688 Dance | Interbellum
London
6: 682, 692 City/Around the World | United Kingdom
Lt.
6: 674 (-, go and find the Radiant Hour), 675 (hi, -), 678, 682 (I love Jack [Kennedy] like Hogan and -), 699 Characters | Slothrop
Lt. Tyrone Slothrop
6: 674 ([a kid ...] hands - another message), 675 (what's - own gift), 677 (- with a boobish, eager-to-please smile), 678, 679, 689 (- himself lurks in the Transvestires' Toilet), 681, 682, 683, 688, 689 (the ape [...] taps - on the ass), 689, 690, 694 (- sits on a curbstone) Last Name Characters | Slothrop
Lübeck
6: 685 City/Around the World | Germany
Ludwig von Beethoven
6: 685 Composer/Music | Germany
Lüneburg
6: 692 City/Around the World | Germany
machine
6: 699 Capitalised Instrument | Physics
Magdeburg
6: 681 City/Around the World | Germany
Male Tranvestites' Toilet
6: 680 (-, level L16/39C, station Metatron, quadrant Fire, stall Malkuth Area | The Zone
Malkuth
6: 680 Angels/Religion | Esoterism
Management
6: 698 Description | Them
Marcel
6: 675, 677, 678, 680 Minor Character | The Zone
Margaret O'Brien
6: 690 Actresses/Film | United States
Margherita Erdmann - Greta (Gretel)
6: 689 Characters | Anubis
Marine Captain Esberg
6: 691 (yes, you - from Pasadena) Figures | Background
Martini Number Four
6: 682 Drink/Drinking | Alcohol
Mary Marvel
6: 676 Figures | Comics
Massachusetts
6: 682 State/Around the World | United States
Mauser
6: 693 Device | Weapon
Maximilian
6: 675 (a Negro in a pearl-gray zoot and Inverness cape name of -), 676, 677, 679, 680 Figures | Background
MBO DRO ROSHI
2*, first 6: 693 Text/Texts | Atom Bomb
Metatron
6: 680 Angels/Religion | Religion
MF
6: 686 Gesture | Bodies
Minne Khlaetsch
6: 683 Minor Character | The Zone
Model 92
6: 697 (a Japanese Hotchkiss machine gun, a -) Device | Weapon
Mother
6: 678 Functions | Family
Mountain
6: 696 (- ...) Mountains/Around the World | The Zone
Movieola
6: 694 Device | Movies
Moxie
6: 677 Drink/Drinking | United States
Murdo Mackenzie
6: 695 City/Around the World | South Dakota
My Prelude to a Kiss
6: 685 Song/Music | Music
Myrtle Miraculous
6: 675, 676, 677, 678, 679, 680 Figures | Comics
Mystery Insight
6: 691 Process | The Zone
Nalline
6: 677 (Broderick and -'s shadow-child) Characters | Slothrop
Nazi
6: 681 Person from | Third Reich
Negro
6: 675 Insult | United States
Nip
6: 691 Insult | Japan
Nonsensical Nips
6: 692 Insult | Japan
Norma Shearer
6: 690 Actresses/Film | United States
Nurnberg
6: 681 City/Around the World | Germany
Odorless and Official Death
6: 688 (white porcelain's the very emblem of -) Description | Colours
Ohka
6: 690 (Ichizo flies an - device, which is a long bomb, actually), 696 Device | Weapon
Okinawa
6: 690 Island/Around the World | Japan
Old Kenosho
6: 691 Figures | Japan
Oneirine
6: 684 Stimulants | Drugs
Onion Room
6: 687 Location/Around the World | Armies
Ortsschutz
6: 693 Law and Order | Germany
Outside
6: 681, 695 Concepts | Psychology
Pasadena
6: 691 City/Around the World | California
Paternal Peril
6: 675 Concepts | Psychoanalysis
Peculiar Polymer
6: 699 Compound | Chemistry
Peenemünde
6: 681 City/Around the World | Germany
Peripheral
6: 686 Street/Around the World | Berlin
Pernicious Pop
6: 676, 682 Person from | Slothrop
Peruvian
6: 683 Person from | South America
Petritor
6: 692 Constructions | Germany
Phillipsburg
6: 695 City/Around the World | Kansas
Pittsfield
6: 682 Location/Around the World | Massachusetts
Plainville
6: 695 City/Around the World | Kansas
Plan
6: 682 Concepts | Life
Plastic
6: 699 Compound | Chemistry
Pop
6: 674, 676, 678, 681, 690, 698 Functions | Family
Powers
6: 696 Authorities | Politics
PPI scope
6: 691 Device | World War II
Principle
6: 696 (Injustice cannot conquer -,
- cannot conquer Law,
Law cannot conquer Power,
Power cannot conquer Heaven) Slogan | Japan
PT (= Patrol Torpedo)
6: 682 Ship | World War II
Puke-a-hook-a-look-i Island
6: 692 Fictional Location/Around the World | Hawaii
Puritan
6: 677 Denomination | Christianity
Radiant Hour
6: 674, 675, 676, 678 Span |
Raggedy Andy
6: 687 Figures | Books
Raketen-Stadt
6: 674, 679 Architecture | Rockets
Ravensbrück
6: 681 City/Around the World | Concentration Camps
Realityland
6: 699 Concepts | Them
Red
6: 688 Historical Persons | United States
Reich
6: 681 Description | Third Reich
Right in the Fuhrer's Face
6: 678 Song/Music | World War II
Roasts
6: 697 Process | Japan
Robert-Houdin
6: 675 (the great conjuror -) Last Name Historical Persons | France
Rocket-capital
6: 680 Location/Around the World | Rockets
Rohr
6: 681, 682 Figures | Background
Roll of Honor
6: 695 Document/Texts | Armies
Rolls Royce
6: 676 Brand | Cars
Roseland Ballroom
6: 688 Entertaiment | Boston
Rossini
6: 685 (the long-suppressed - violin concerto) Last Name Composer/Music | Italy
Rostock
6: 692 City/Around the World | Germany
Roxbury
6: 675 Borough | Boston
Sam Jaffe
6: 684 Actors/Film | United States
Säure Bummer
6: 683, 684, 686, 687 Characters | The Zone
Scatterbrained Suicidekicks
6: 691 (Takeshi and Ichizo [...] -) Description | Japan
Schein-Aula
6: 687 Structure | The Zone
Schwarzkommando
2*, first 6: 679 Schwarzkommando
Scorpia Mossmoon
6: 698 Characters | London
Seaman Bodine
6: 684, 685, 687 Characters | United States
Second Empire
6: 675 Span | France
Seeming-Hall
6: 687 Structure | The Zone
Seizure
6: 691 Span | Bodies
Semlower Strasse
6: 692 (-, in Stralsund) Street/Around the World | Germany
Sentimental Surrealist
6: 696 Figures | Nightmares
Shinola
6: 687, 688 Expression/Dictionary | United States
shit
6: 687, 688 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Shit from Shinola
6: 687 Expression/Dictionary | United States
Slow Crawl, Suburban Vectors
6: 679 (-, lowest traffic status in the Raketen-Stadt) Route/Around the World | Raketen-Stadt
Slumberland
6: 675 Furniture | United States
Slüterstrasse
6: 692 (- in the old part of Rostock) Street/Around the World | Germany
Soniferous Æther
6: 695 Concepts | Physics
Sound-Shadow
6: 695 (The roaring of the sun stops [...] At which instant, with no warning, the arousing feather-point of the - has touched you, enveloping you in sun-silence for oh, let us say 2:36:18 to 2:36:24, Central War Time) Rare Process | Æther
Spanish
6: 679 Nationality | Spain
Spike Jones
6: 678 Entertaiment | Music
Spörri
6: 684 Nick Names | Peenemünde
St. Veronica Papers
6: 688 Text/Texts | London
State, Monroe and Wabash
6: 689 Concepts |
Stephen Foster
6: 675 (- music) Composer/Music | United States
Stockton
6: 695 City/Around the World | Kansas
Stralsund
6: 692 City/Around the World | Germany
Suburban Vectors
6: 679 Direction | Raketen-Stadt
Superintendent
6: 694 Functions | United Kingdom
System
6: 678 Description | Them
T'rone
6: 677 (why cummawn in, -) Nick Names | Slothrop
Takeshi
6: 690, 691, 692, 697 Characters | The Zone
Tenement Symphony
6: 685 Song/Music | Music
Terror
6: 689 Act | Violence
Test Stand X, VII
6: 681 Location/Around the World | Rockets
The Wisdom of the Great Kamikaze Pilots
6: 680 Fictional Text/Texts | Japan
they
6: 680, 687, 694, 697 Pronouns/Dictionary | Word Clusters
Time Zones
6: 695 Geography/Around the World | Planet Earth
Titanic-Night
6: 676 Events | Atlantic Ocean
Titans
6: 697 Deity/Religion | Mythology
Tokyo
6: 690 City/Around the World | Japan
too late
6: 694 (Reminded, -, of how dependent you are on Them, [...]) Expression/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Transylvania
6: 684 Region/Around the World | Romania
Tree
6: 694 Phenomenon | Atom Bomb
Trudi
6: 684, 685 Characters | The Zone
TWA Constellation
6: 692 Planes | United States
U-Boat
6: 681 Ship | Third Reich
United Fruit
6: 678 Company | United States
vacuum
6: 697 Capitalised Concepts | Physics
Vaslav Tchitcherine
6: 700, 701, 702, 703, 704, 705, 706 Characters | Tchitcherine
Virgin
6: 694 Constellation | Astrology
voice
6: 690 Concepts | Magic
Voice out of the Loudspeaker
6: 690 Device | Background
void
6: 699 Capitalised Concepts | Void
Walt Disney
6: 680 Entertaiment | United States
Wandfärberstrasse
6: 692 (- in Lüneburg) Street/Around the World | Germany
War Crimes Tribunal
6: 681 Events | Germany
Wear-the-Pantsers
6: 677 Slogan | Them
Western
6: 691, 694 Direction | Planet Earth
"White Man Welcome"
6: 692 Song/Music | Hawaii
William Bendix
6: 684 (a - imitation) Actors/Film | United States
Wimpe
6: 684 Person from | IG Farben
WLB (= War Labor Board)
6: 682 Agencies | United States
Wonder Woman
6: 676 Figures | Comics
world
6: 695 Capitalised Description | Planet Earth
World War I
6: 698 Events | World War I
World War II
6: 692 Events | World War II
Wounded Knee
6: 697 Events | United States
Yank
6: 678, 683 United States
Zone
6: 681, 682, 693, 700 Description | Germany