The German soldiers are marching the Jewish prisoners through the town. Hans finds an old man struggling to march with the rest of them. Hans offers the old man a piece of bread, but a soldier caught and whipped both of them.
Liesel receives a book from Rosa that Max had left for her. The book is called "The Word Shaker."
On their way back to camp, Hans, Reinhold Zucker, and a few others had an accident due to a punctured wheel. Many had broken their hands and fingers, Hans had a broken leg, and Reinhold broke his neck.
After another air raid, everyone evacuated from their shelters only to find a burning plane. Death comes to take the pilot, who had been seriously injured in an accident. Rudy gives the dying pilot a teddy bear.
When another air raid occurred, everyone was sleeping peacefully in their beds, while Liesel was writing about her life story in her basement. Most of the residents were instantly killed. Including Rudy, Hans, and Rosa.
Liesel left her book, "The Book Thief," in a pile of rubble, while the workers lead her away from her loved ones.