They march out of the compound with Billy at the head of the parade. He's wearing the silver Cinderella boots, his fur-collared coat wrapped around his hands, and a piece of blue curtain tied around him like a toga.
Edgar Derby once again imagines the letters he will write to his wife about Dresden and how it will never be bombed.
They march to the same train station where they arrived.
The Americans see the body of the dead hobo frozen beside the track.