Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Preamble, Reveille, pgs. 3-11 Abstract
* General Douglas MacArthur is described as one of the best soldiers the United States ever had.
* MacArthur received twenty-two medals during the course of his career and is described as being extraordinarily brave while serving in three great wars.
* MacArthur was known as Dugout Doug to his men.
* MacArthur considered himself...
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