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"Slaughterhouse Five" by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. / Copyright 1966 & 1968 by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. / Published 1971 by Dell Publishing Company, Inc., NY by arrangement with Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, Inc./ Fiftieth Printing - A Dell Book (#18029) / ISBN 0-440-18029-5
Paperback book, 215 pages / LITERATURE -- Also known by the title "The Children's Crusade - A Duty-Dance With Death"
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. - A fourth-generation German-American, 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' - and survived to tell the tale. Vonnegut died on April 11, 2007, after falling down a flight of stairs in his home and suffering massive head trauma