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.
* The book is a series of diary entries by Norman Lewis.
* An armistice is signed on September 8, 1943.
* Lewis arrives in Italy with a new unit; they have no orders and no idea of the situation.
* Many of the men in Lewis' section have never used a weapon.
* Lewis is isolated; he is...
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