Study Guide

Unbroken Chapter 39

By Laura Hillenbrand

Chapter 39

Daybreak

  • Louie becomes a Christian speaker and, in 1950, travels to Japanto face the guards accused of war crimes.
  • He's told that Mutsuhiro Watanabe, the Bird, has died.
  • Louie no longer hates the man; he feels compassion for him now.
  • Forgiveness is quite the feeling of peace. For Louie, "the war was over" (5.39.16). Finally.