The Plum Tree - Chapters 9 – 16 Summary & Analysis

Ellen Marie Wiseman
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Chapter 9 – In late 1941, the United States enters World War II. As more German cities are bombed, German troops descend on Christine’s village to warn citizens about the potential for attacks, to force attendance at a planned Nazi rally, and to construct German planes on the move, shifting operations so as to avoid being bombed. The Nazis issue blackout orders which mandate the extinguishing all lights at night are also put into effect. Meanwhile, air raid shelters are readied.

Chapter 10 – The entire village is forced to attend an SS-led Nazi Party rally that night. The rally is also dedicated to inciting hatred toward Jews. Hitler himself speaks at the rally. The name of Christine’s village is here revealed for the first time, Hessental. Christine is led out of the crowd by an SS soldier. She is sent up on stage with several other...

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