Slaughterhouse number five

Slaughterhouse number five

“Slaughterhouse number five” 1969 – an autobiographical novel by Kurt Vonnegut on the bombing of Dresden during World War II.After the bombing of the port of Pearl Harbor, Kurt Vonnegut voluntarily joined the ranks of the US armed forces and participated in the Second World War.
In 1944, he was captured during the Ardennes counterattack operation of the German troops and was sent to Dresden, where, along with other prisoners of war, he worked at a factory producing malt syrup with vitamins for pregnant women. And it was in Dresden that Vonnegut was destined to acquire her most terrible military experience.