Naples '44 - Study Guide October Summary & Analysis

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On the 4th, Lewis is discharged. He takes an American truck to Naples, which had been recaptured by the allies. Lewis notes the rash behavior of General Clark. Many of the villages on the way to Naples had been bombed out of existence on the mere suspicion that Germans were located there. The civilians seem stunned and indifferent. Lewis reports stopping outside Naples and entering a large room of soldiers with a row of prostitutes; one could have sex just by giving them food tins. The women stayed still and said nothing. The soldiers could hardly bring themselves to do it.

On October 6th, Lewis and his traveling companions reach Naples, which has been horribly bombed. Before the Americans captured it, the Germans had blown up anything of value. His section was installed at a Palace in Naples. They protected the palace and lived well...

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