Postcards from No Man's Land - Chapter Fourteen (Jacob) Summary & Analysis

Aidan Chambers
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Chapter Fourteen (Jacob) Summary

The day after visiting Geertrui in the hospital, Jacob attends a ceremony at the cemetery where his grandfather is buried, to honor the British soldiers that parachuted into Oosterbeek to battle the German soldiers there. Tessel and Jacob share pleasant conversation for the train ride over, during which time Jacob admits that he wishes his grandfather had kept a journal during the time he was at war. That way, Jacob could truly understand what his grandfather went through. As it is now, his grandfather is just a figure to him, not a real man. When they arrive at the war cemetery, Jacob is astounded by how many people are there. Tessel leads him to his grandfather's grave and Jacob is overwhelmed to see his own name - the same name as his grandfather - on the tombstone. There is...

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