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.
Paul Berlin - This character is notable for an incredibly vivid imagination.
Lt. Corson - This character is stricken with dysentery-induced exhaustion for much of the novel.
Sarkin Aung Wan - This character is a grown-up re-imagining of a teary-eyed young girl with whom another character is fixated.
Doc Peret - This character believes that most battle stress is caused by an imbalance of bile.
Stink Harris - This character kills a water-buffalo in the novel.
Eddie Lazzuti - This character's singing is well-loved by the rest of Third Squad.
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