Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
On January 12, 1944, German soldiers transported 150 American prisoners of war, including Private Kurt Vonnegut, from Stalag IV-B in Mühlberg to Dresden, thirty miles to the south. Vonnegut had been captured on December 19, caught behind enemy lines during the early stages of the Battle of the Bulge. Along with other prisoners, he endured a forced march…
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