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  • The ending. Orr paddles to Sweden from off the coast of Italy in a rubber raft with a paddle the size of the spoon. Yossarian likes the idea, so he joins him.
    • Also, the chaplain, after having to put up with being pushed around the entire book, decides to man up and persevere. He swears to pick on Korn, Peckem, Sheisskopf, and punch Captain Black right in the nose. And props to Nately's whore, who's so determined to kill Yossarian that she shows up in second-to-last line in the book.
  • The 1970 movie is sometimes credited with saving the B-25 Mitchell bomber from extinction. An entire squadron of seventeen flight-worthy B-25s was assembled for filming, and fifteen of them survive today.


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