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by Kurt Vonnegut

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 9, Section 10 Summary

  • Rumfoord thinks Billy is brain dead and tells Lily that the hospital should just let him die.
  • Lily doesn't know what to think; she's not very bright.
  • Rumfoord talks to Lily about his problems with the bombing of Dresden.
  • He wants to write a short, readable version of the Official History of the Army Air Force in World War II.
  • That lengthy history has very little information about Dresden.
  • Rumfoord wants to know why. The bombing was such a roaring success! Why don't more Americans know about it?

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