Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption Character Descriptions

Laura Hillenbrand
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Character Descriptions

Louis Zamperini - This person was born in New York in 1917 and moved to Torrance, California, during childhood.

Mutsuhiro Watanabe - This person worked as a corporal and prison guard during World War II and was known for being especially brutal.

Allen Phillips - This person survived the crash, but had a bad head wound, survived captivity, and was later returned to Indiana.

Bill Harris - This person was a Marine officer and a prisoner who organized a system for intelligence gathering.

Pete Zamperini - This person was faithful and supportive and was successful in both school and sports.

Louise Zamperini - This person was a devoted mother and an Italian immigrant who spoke little English at home.

Cynthia Applewhite - This person was charming and beautiful and had a religious experience after getting married.

Jimmie Sasaki - This person may have been spying for the Japanese...

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