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All Quiet on the Western Front Scene 7

Scene 7

Scene 7

  • The young soldiers find the 2nd Company, and Paul instantly irritates a soldier named Westhus by trying to set up in the bunk that he's called dibs on.
  • The young soldiers complain that they're hungry, and Paul asks the veteran soldiers where they can find food.
  • The lanky one, Tjaden, explains that they haven't eaten since yesterday's breakfast but a man named Katczinsky is out searching now.
  • We cut to a soldier crawling through the rain. This is Stanislaus Katczinsky.
  • He finds a train car unloading butchered pigs and manages to trick the men into giving him one.