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by Kurt Vonnegut

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 4, Section 17 Summary

  • Billy sees his first Russian on the other side of a barbed wire fence.
  • The Russian's face looks at Billy's hopefully, as though Billy is bringing him good news.
  • Billy blacks out and then comes to in a delousing station at the prison.
  • He takes off his clothes when the Germans order him to, just like he does when he gets to Tralfamadore.
  • The Germans comment on how weak Billy looks.

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