Slaughterhouse-Five: Novel Summary

Slaughterhouse Five
The Childrens Crusade – A Duty-Dance with Death
A Novel by Kurt Vonnegut
A Fourth-Generation German-American
Now Living in Easy Circumstances
On Cape Cod
[And Smoking Too Much],
Who, As An American Infantry Scout
Hors De Combat,
As A Prisoner of War,
Witnessed The Fire-Bombing
Of Dresden, Germany,
“The Florence of the Elbe,”
A Long Time Ago,
This is a Novel
Somewhat in the Telegraphic Schizophrenic
Manner of Tales
Of the Planet Tralfamadore,
Where the Flying Saucers
Come From.