Fallen Angels | Study Guide

Walter Dean Myers

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Overview

Author

Walter Dean Myers

Year Published

1988

Type

Novel

Genre

Historical Fiction

Tense

Fallen Angels is written in the past tense.

About the Title

The title Fallen Angels refers to the young men who died fighting in the Vietnam War. It refers to the prayer that Richie's platoon recites after a soldier dies, which uses the term "angel warriors" to indicate the very young age of the soldiers.

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