Dawn - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3 Summary

We learn, in this chapter, that it has been several months since Elisha's arrival in Palestine. He has taken part in several raids and sabotage operations. There have been casualties on both sides, but perhaps more on the English side. The fighters have been attacking under the cover of darkness, taking the English by surprise. The Movement's objective is to kill the greatest number of soldiers possible.

The house where Captain John Dawson is held is a two-story building, somewhere between Ramat-Gan and Tel Aviv. On the surface, the house belongs to a professor of language, a conveniet disguise for the comings and goings of a large number of young people, who are actually learning various terrorist techniques. John Dawson is kept in the cellar, which is used as a dungeon to hide hostages, prisoners, and comrades who are wanted by the police.

For six weeks, several...

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