A modest, playful, yet deeply experienced Gloucester veteran, Howard steals turkey from chow on New Year’s Eve on Pavuvu so that he can share an intimate celebration with his companions. Beloved by his companions in Company K, Howard is later killed in the early days of Okinawa, but Sledge remembers Howard’s act of celebration and generosity as one of the most heartwarming of his life.
Howard Nease Character Timeline in With the Old Breed
The timeline below shows where the character Howard Nease appears in With the Old Breed. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 2, Chapter 7: Rest and Rehabilitation