This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
James N. Rowe - This character is in Vietnam during the height of the conflict between Vietnamese and Vietcong forces. He is stationed at Tan Phu and is known to his fellow soldiers as Nick.
Rocky Versace - A graduate of West Point, this character serves as an advisor to the Vietnamese. He is twenty-six and has volunteered for a six-month extension to his one-year term as advisor.
Tim Barker - A captain in the United States Army, this character is being held as a prisoner of war and meets Rowe...
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