Germans capture some French positions, take a short rest and consume food supplies.
Scripts labelled 'Dialog Cutting Continuity' are the most desirable, since they are taken from the final print itself, Isenberg, Going home, Paul hears the head-master spew empty patriotic rhetoric and argue that he knows better than Paul what is happening in the war.
The design is based upon a German war bonds poster by Fritz Erler.
An outside observer can think that they are tough-skinned and indifferent to all happening around, but they feel everything and forget nothing. The camera then cuts to scenes from other places where his mind wanders.
Paul undergoes surgery and is sent back to the front lines. As time goes by, however, the pictures of camaraderie relieve the terrible descriptions of front line assaults and death, and they provide a bright light in a place of such terrible darkness.
This works and rats retreat somewhere.
He is helped by his comrades to regain self-control and manages to repeat their motto "war is war" Remarque