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* TheSquad: Second Squad, Fifth Platoon, 119th Division.

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* TheSquad: Second Squad, Fifth Platoon, 119th Division.TheSquad


* AcePilot: Averted with Strand Braxton. [[Spoiler: In Purple Hearts, he breaks under the pressure and deserts. It is later revealed that he married Rio after the war but they divorced.]]

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* AcePilot: Averted with Strand Braxton. [[Spoiler: [[spoiler: In Purple Hearts, he breaks under the pressure and deserts. It is later revealed that he married Rio after the war but they divorced.]]



* DadTheVeteran: Thom Richlin served in the First World War. [[Spoiler: Frangie and Walter Green become this after the war.]]

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* DadTheVeteran: Thom Richlin served in the First World War. [[Spoiler: [[spoiler: Frangie and Walter Green become this after the war.]]



* AFatherToHisMen: Cole, Stick and [[Spoiler:Rio as a gender-flipped version in Purple Hearts]]
* FieldPromotion: [[Spoiler: Rio becomes Platoon Sergeant after Stick dies in combat. That causes Geer to be promoted to Squad Leader while still a Corporal.]]
* TheLeader: Cole, [[Spoiler:then Stick, then Rio and finally Geer.

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* AFatherToHisMen: Cole, Stick and [[Spoiler:Rio [[spoiler:Rio as a gender-flipped version in Purple Hearts]]
* FieldPromotion: [[Spoiler: [[spoiler: Rio becomes Platoon Sergeant after Stick dies in combat. That causes Geer to be promoted to Squad Leader while still a Corporal.]]
* TheLeader: Cole, [[Spoiler:then [[spoiler:then Stick, then Rio and finally Geer.



* TheNeidermeyer: Lieutenant Horne, especially after [[Spoiler: Stick's death]]
* NewMeat: The entire squad apart from Cole and Millican during Front Lines. Magraff stays as this [[Spoiler:until her death]]. Beebee until he becomes TheScrounger. Hobart, Ostrowitz, Molina and Chester at first. Dial.

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* TheNeidermeyer: Lieutenant Horne, especially after [[Spoiler: Stick's [[spoiler:Stick's death]]
* NewMeat: The entire squad apart from Cole and Millican during Front Lines. Magraff stays as this [[Spoiler:until [[spoiler:until her death]]. Beebee until he becomes TheScrounger. Hobart, Ostrowitz, Molina and Chester at first. Dial.



* SergeantRock: [[Spoiler: Rio is viewed as this by her soldiers.]]

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* SergeantRock: [[Spoiler: [[spoiler: Rio is viewed as this by her soldiers.]]



* UpThroughTheRanks: Mackie, Rainy, [[Spoiler:Rio retires at the rank of Major-General long after the war, having begun as a Private.]]

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* UpThroughTheRanks: Mackie, Rainy, [[Spoiler:Rio [[spoiler:Rio, who retires at the rank of Major-General long after the war, having begun as a Private.]]


* AcePilot: Averted with Strand Braxton. [[Spoiler:In Purple Hearts, he breaks under the pressure and deserts. It is later revealed that he married Rio after the war but they divorced.]]

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* AcePilot: Averted with Strand Braxton. [[Spoiler:In [[Spoiler: In Purple Hearts, he breaks under the pressure and deserts. It is later revealed that he married Rio after the war but they divorced.]]


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* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: Cole, Stick, Rio, Geer, Cat.
* TheBigGuy: Geer, Rudy J. Chester and Cat as a gender-flipped version.



* DeadpanSnarker: Jack, with Rio, Rainy, Geer and Jenou showing elements of this.

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* DadTheVeteran: Thom Richlin served in the First World War. [[Spoiler: Frangie and Walter Green become this after the war.]]
* DeadpanSnarker: Jack, with Rio, Rainy, Geer and Jenou showing elements of this.this.
* DirtyCommunists: Averted with Philippe. He is a Communist Maquis fighter, but also a sympathetic character.
* AFatherToHisMen: Cole, Stick and [[Spoiler:Rio as a gender-flipped version in Purple Hearts]]
* FieldPromotion: [[Spoiler: Rio becomes Platoon Sergeant after Stick dies in combat. That causes Geer to be promoted to Squad Leader while still a Corporal.]]
* TheLeader: Cole, [[Spoiler:then Stick, then Rio and finally Geer.
* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters
* TheMedic: Frangie and Deacon.
* TheNeidermeyer: Lieutenant Horne, especially after [[Spoiler: Stick's death]]
* NewMeat: The entire squad apart from Cole and Millican during Front Lines. Magraff stays as this [[Spoiler:until her death]]. Beebee until he becomes TheScrounger. Hobart, Ostrowitz, Molina and Chester at first. Dial.
* OfficerAndAGentleman: Jon Herkemier, with Walter Green as an enlisted version.
* OldSoldier: Sergeant Phil O'Malley is 45, a veteran of World War One and described as ancient by Rio.
* RankUp: Rio, Rainy, Frangie, Jenou, Cat, Cole, Stick, Vanderpool, Mackie, Geer, Herkemier, Aryeh, Strand.
* TheScrounger: Beebee
* SergeantRock: [[Spoiler: Rio is viewed as this by her soldiers.]]
* SouthernFriedPrivate: Geer at first, averted with Magraff and Cassel.
* TheSquad: Second Squad, Fifth Platoon, 119th Division.
* UpThroughTheRanks: Mackie, Rainy, [[Spoiler:Rio retires at the rank of Major-General long after the war, having begun as a Private.]]

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Soldier Girls is a trilogy of books by Creator/MichaelGrant. The books are set in an alternate history scenario where women are allowed to fight in combat roles during World War Two. It is based around three main characters - White infantry soldier Rio Richlin, African-American Medic Frangie Marr and Rainy Schulterman, a Jew who works for Army Intelligence. The first book, Front Lines, is set in 1942 and covers basic training and the North African front. The second book, Silver Stars, is set in 1943 and covers the war in Italy. The third book, Purple Hearts, is set predominately in 1944-45 and covers the war from D-Day to VE Day. It also has an epilogue set in 1964.

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*AcePilot: Averted with Strand Braxton. [[Spoiler:In Purple Hearts, he breaks under the pressure and deserts. It is later revealed that he married Rio after the war but they divorced.]]
*ActionGirl: Rio, Cat, Rainy, Jenou (later on), Molina.
*TheBrigadier: Jon Herkemier, as of the end of Purple Hearts.
*ChildSoldiers: Rio lied about her age to sign up.
*ColonelBadass: The Colonel who showed up out of nowhere at Omaha Beach, led a charge and then disappeared.
*CombatMedic: Frangie and Deacon.
*CunningLinguist: Rainy.
*DeadpanSnarker: Jack, with Rio, Rainy, Geer and Jenou showing elements of this.

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