War Horse - Chapters 9 – 12 Summary & Analysis

Michael Morpurgo
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Chapter 9 – A German military doctor and a German captain, Hauptmann, disagree over what to do with the captured horses. Hauptmann wants them put into military service, while the Doctor says cavalry is now a thing of the past, and the horses will instead be put to use helping to haul the wounded. The Doctor has his way, so Joey and Topthorn become medical horses. At the end of their first day, they are taken to a barn to spend the night. There, a pretty young girl shows her farmer grandfather the horses.

Chapter 10 – Each day, Joey and Topthorn work to bring back the wounded, and each evening, 13-year-old Emilie and her grandfather tend to the horses, as the Germans who work them do not know the proper way to care for them. One day, a German soldier hangs a ribbon and an Iron Cross...

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