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All Quiet on the Western Front Scene 40

Scene 40

Scene 40

  • Paul and Kat reunite, and Paul tells him about the difficulties of readjusting to civilian life.
  • He confesses that Kat's all he has left, saying there are no lies between them at the Front. An airplane drops a bomb.
  • Shrapnel strikes Kat's shin.
  • Paul carries Kat to the infirmary, suggesting they work together after the war. Another bomb goes off, and Paul yells they won't get both of them in one day.