Study Guide

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 3, Section 29

By Kurt Vonnegut

Chapter 3, Section 29

  • The war is coming to an end.
  • These trains are carrying POWs in late December 1944, and the war will end in May 1945.
  • There is nothing left to eat and no fuel to keep the POWs warm, yet the Germans keep taking prisoners.