Study Guide

All Quiet on the Western Front Scene 4

Scene 4

Scene 4

  • Himmelstoss presents the detachment to his commanding officer.
  • The officer praises Himmelstoss's work and says the men will be moving to the Front tomorrow, ordering recommends the detachment be provided leave until midnight.
  • While marching his men back to the barracks, Himmelstoss commands them to crawl through the mud one last time.
  • (There's a lot of mud in this movie.)