Updated: 5/23/2020

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  • The Zamperini's are poor Italian immigrants who orginally live in New York but move to Torrance, California. There are six total Zamperini's. The parents are Anothony and louise. The children: Virginia, Pete, Louie, Sylvia.
  • Louie is a very bad kid. He causes trouble when he is a kid in California and New York. He goes around theses cities stealing whatever he can to get his way.
  • Louie soon gets into running from brother Pete. Louie excells and eventually qualifies for the olympics in Berlin in 1936. He ends up winning the 15000m with olympian Don Lash.
  • Louie gets drafted into WW2 in 1941 and became a Bombardier in the Aircorps.
  • Louie is captured by the Japanese after spending days at sea. In these camps he experiences horrible conditions & treatment.
  • Louie survives the war and marries a woman named Cynthia Applewhite. Louie’s servere PTSD, causes the relationship to struggle. However the couple becomes Christian and their relationship gets back on track.