Captain Pantoja and the Special Service - Study Guide Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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In Dispatch Number 15, Captain Pantoja reports to General Tiger Collazos that the SSGFRI has completed its first year. According to Pantoja, the SSGFRI has met and exceeded all of its projected goals and that in twelve months the "specialists" have provided over 10,000 service acts for the Peruvian Army. In celebration of their successful inaugural year, the prostitutes of the SSGFRI compose a special song. "The Hymn of the Special Service" is sung to the tune of "The Mexican Hat Dance." Captain Pantoja proudly furnishes Collazos with the lyrics to the hymn.

Pantoja receives a telegram informing him that Pocha has given birth to a healthy baby girl and named her Gladys.

Colonel Peter Casahuanqui, chief of the Borja installation located on the Marañón River contacts Captain Pantoja. Apparently, while the SSFGRI personnel are stranded at Borja for eight days because of severe weather, one of the...

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