The War That Saved My Life - Chapters 36-38 Summary & Analysis

Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
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In Chapter 36, Susan, Jamie and Ada woke up to Lady Thorton pounding on the door telling Susan they needed her help. Lady Thorton said a ship had docked in the village bringing soldiers who were being evacuated from Dunkirk. After breakfast Ada and Jamie could hear planes taking off from the airfield and not coming back. Ada wanted to help. She told Jamie she would take him to the Thorton’s to help Grimes in her place and she would go help the WVS.

Ada narrates that she’d later seen the newsreels about the soldiers who came from Dunkirk. She knew those reels were a lie because the soldiers in them looked tired but otherwise happy. She explained the men who were sent to Kent were wounded and sometimes dying.

She went into the town hall when she saw one of the...

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