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In two weeks of interviews in this mountainous region of poor farmers and shepherds, exasperated American soldiers said it was hard to determine which was their more daunting opponent (..)
(from NYTimes)

Why isn't used "THE" before exasperated? (...) the exasperated American soldiers

I think that "THE" should be used because we are talking about a specific group of Americans - The American soldiers.

Can somebody explain it to me?
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No, any exasperated American soldiers that happened to be there; there are other exasperated American soldiers elsewhere.
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Mister Micawber.
No, any exasperated American soldiers that happened to be there; there are other exasperated American soldiers elsewhere.
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Ok. I got it. Thanks!