Private Peaceful - One Minute to Six Summary & Analysis

Michael Morpurgo
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One Minute to Six Summary

At about six o'clock in the morning, Thomas tries not to think about what is going on. His brother is taken out in front of the firing squad to be executed for cowardice. Thomas later finds out that he was right in his imagining. Charlie walked out onto the firing field with a smile on his face. He refused the hood and looked the men in their eyes. He cast his eyes skyward and began singing Oranges and Lemons to himself. The entire camp stands at attention to mourn with Thomas. The six men who were in the trench with Thomas and Charlie stand a vigil the whole night over Charlie's grave. When they leave that night, they all say good bye to Charlie for the last time.

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