Paul tries to comfort Kemmerich, but cannot. Kemmerich cries all the way into his death. Paul gives Müller the boots.
Italy declares war on Germany and Austria
Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary, entering World War I on the side of the Allies—Britain, France and Russia.
Shelling attack upon the Second Company
Battle of Verdun
The French held their line against a German offensive until December of the same year, during the longest battle of the war
Battle of Somme
A disastrous Allied offensive at the Somme, where Allied casualties numbered in the millions.
First use of tanks
they were slow and subjected to mechanical errors
Paul returns home
He returns home on a short leave, but home doesn't feel like it used too. He is constantly thinking about things that happened in the war
U.S. enters the war
U.S. enters the war to help aid
Britain launched major offensive on Western Front
Demise of Kat
It is summer of 1918. Paul and Kat are on a mission. Kat is shot in the shin; Paul carries him hurriedly for miles, only to discover that, when he reaches the triage area, Kat has been hit in the head along the way
Paul inhales the poison gas
Inhales the gas and is only person left alive out of the group of classmates
Death of Paul
He is found looking calm. And as if he was relieved to die.
End of war
End of the war. Armistice was signed to officially end things