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.
Juan Rico - He is a well-to-do native of the Philippines. His father rejects the idea of wasting two years of his life in the service, rather than swiftly ascending in the family business to succeed him.
Cpl. Ace - He is a career corporal, who would have been promoted if he had been willing to leave his squad.
Cadet Angel - He sits up nights tutoring Rico in math, his weakest subject.
PFC Dutch Bamburger - An infantryman aboard the Valley Forge to whom Rico is assigned as an extra...
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