The Assault - Second Episode, 1952 Summary & Analysis

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Second Episode, 1952 Summary

In the five months after Ploeg's murder, Anton has settled in well with his aunt and uncle. After the Liberation, they wait a few days for Anton's family to find them. When they do not appear, Van Liempt goes to Haarlem to learn their fate. On the quay, Mr. Korteweg refuses to speak to him, but Mr. Beumer tells him he saw Mr. and Mrs. Steenwijk killed. They have no news about Peter, but later the Van Liepmts learn that he too was killed that same night. This news has little impact on Anton, however, who feels as if these events took place hundreds of years before.

Anton finishes high school and moves on to medical school. Anton is invited to a party in Haarlem by a school friend, but does not initially plan to go. However, Anton changes his mind...

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