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All Quiet on the Western Front Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 10 Summary

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Chapter 10 Summary

Baumer and his comrades begin chapter 10 by guarding supplies in an abandoned town. Despite the shelling that continues all around them, the soldiers are in high spirits as they hunt for treasures throughout the town. When they happen upon two young pigs, they set about to have a feast that lasts well into the night. When the fire from the pig roast draws shots from enemy planes, they retreat to an underground bunker, where they share in many of the items they are guarding, such as chocolate and cognac. After just days, there remains nothing to guard and the soldiers are evacuated. They attempt to take some of their treasures with them, including a pet cat housed in a birdcage.

Their next duty involves evacuating a French town, which is considered relatively safe, as the enemy will not bomb a town that still shelters civilians. Shelling on...

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