Generals Die In Bed Chapter 11: Arras

Please answer all of the following questions thoughtfully in complete sentences on loose-leaf. Make reference to the book WITH PAGE NUMBERS as often as possible.

  1. Why do the soldiers loot the town of Arras?
  2. Find and explain 3 examples from the chapter (other than the looting) where the soldiers act more like animals than men. Why do you think this is happening?
  3. Why do the men eventually return to order so peacefully?


Harangue – a long, sometimes angry speech

Sated – very full, satisfied

Bedlam – confusion and chaos

Looting – stealing, usually by mobs

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