All Quiet on the Western Front Scene 42
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- Back at the Front, Paul sees a butterfly just outside of his cover.
- He goes to reach for it, exposing himself to a French sniper across No Man's Land.
- Just as Paul's hand is about to reach the butterfly, a gunshot cracks.
- Paul's hand retracts in pain and then lies limp in the mud.
- Paul Bäumer dies.