Private Peaceful - A Minute Past Three Summary & Analysis

Michael Morpurgo
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A Minute Past Three Summary

Thomas and Charlie and their local friends are sent up to the front. Never again will they have to deal with Hanley, or so they all hope. None of them are particularly afraid of the front until the actually get there. They have to sleep standing up, and always have wet feet. There are mice, and lice to plague them, but the worst plague is the rain. It comes down constantly, leaving a river in the bottom of their trenches and churning their floor into mud. Everyone is cold. The captain told them that they were going to a quite sector, and it turns out that he was right. There is little gun fire, and all but one casualty is due to illness and cold, not German gun fire.

One day, it comes time for Charlie and...

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