Study Guide

All Quiet on the Western Front Scene 15

Scene 15

Scene 15

  • The German soldiers manage to push their way into the Allied trenches, but a commander orders them back to their own lines as they can't hold the position.
  • The company returns to their trenches to rest.
  • Tjaden cuts the bloody heel from a loaf of bread he took and opens a bottle of cognac. The men share the bounty and rest.
  • By the battle's conclusion, no ground has been won or lost on either side.