Paths of Glory Summary
Stanley Kubrick

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Paths of Glory Summary

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Paths of Glory is set during World War I after France has driven the Germans back from Paris. The trenches stretch five hundred miles, and every few yards that the French have recovered cost hundreds of thousands of lives. General Paul Mireau is visited by General George Broulard, who tells him that they are planning to make a breakthrough to gain the Ant Hill.

George has orders to take...

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