Study Guide

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 10, Section 9

By Kurt Vonnegut

Chapter 10, Section 9

  • Prisoners of war from all over Germany are being forced to dig through the ruins of Dresden looking for bodies.
  • Billy is paired with a Maori soldier who had been captured at the Siege of Tobruk.
  • They break through a thin layer of rocks to find the first of many groups of bodies huddled together under the rubble.