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In Dubious Battle Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 8 Summary

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Chapter 8 Summary

Mac lays out the camp and has men digging latrines before the first strikers arrive. A general meeting is held before people start building. Squads and squad leaders are picked, and Dakin is elected. Five motorcycle police arrive and watch them work from the road. Tents are pitched, and shelters are laid out. A cook center is created with three old stoves. About a hundred old automobiles line the road facing out from the camp. Burton insists that they wash the tents, and Anderson watches as his five acres are turned into a camp.

When the camp is done, nine hundred men go to work picking Anderson's crop, using whatever they have for containers. By dark it is done, and the apples are boxed and stored in Anderson's barn. Dick sends for trucks to haul tents, blankets and food he has gotten for them, including a whole...

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