True History of the Kelly Gang - "The Siege at Glenrowan" Summary & Analysis

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"The Siege at Glenrowan" Summary

Thomas Crunow betrays Kelly and stops the train before it crashes, saving over thirty policemen and sending them back to the station. He betrays them, but is so condescending that he thinks nothing of it, or of any of the people who hate him for it. The fight ensues, and the police murder any hostages who come out trying to get away. Ned attacks, but is shot and captured, Joe is killed, and Steve and Dan are both killed. Somehow the building is burned out. There is not mention of survivors, giving the feeling that the hostages may have been burned to prevent the story from getting out.

"The Siege at Glenrowan" Analysis

This is the confrontation, and though the armor may have been a good idea, it simply was not enough and in the...

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