All Quiet on the Western Front

Why do the men joke about the rows of coffins at the front?

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The jokes are sarcastic, as the men are aware that the coffins are for them.... just waiting.

The others jest too, unpleasant jests, but what else can a man do?--The coffins are really for us. The organisation surpasses itself in that kind of thing.


All Quiet on the Western Front