Donald Carney - This private from New Jersey mistakenly thinks of himself as a crooner and irritates his bunkmates with his singing. The narrator of the play believes this character's most noteworthy trait is his indecisiveness.
Arnold Epstein - This well-read and intelligent private is a Jew from New York who has a sensitive mind and an equally sensitive stomach. This character rebels from the army, refusing to eat food from the mess hall and committing other disobedient acts to take on the sergeant despite certain punishment.
Daisy Hannigan - The narrator meets this character at a USO dance. This person attends a local Catholic school. Though the narrator and this character only meet a few times, they declare their love for one another right before the narrator ships out. They never see each other again and this character ends up marrying a Jewish doctor.
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