Study Guide

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 9, Section 22

By Kurt Vonnegut

Chapter 9, Section 22

  • Rumfoord tells Billy that the bombing of Dresden had to happen, but admits that it must have sucked to be there.
  • Rumfoord acknowledges that Billy probably has mixed feelings about the bombing because he was an eyewitness.
  • Billy says it's all right because he has learned on Tralfamadore that everyone has to do exactly what he does.