Bykov, "Crane's cry": summary

Tale "Crane's cry", which is a summary refers to the early works of writer and war veteran V. Bykov.The action takes place in October 41st at a railway crossing.A platoon of six people, including the foreman Karpenko, to delay the Germans and cover the retreat of the battalion.

Prepare for battle

usual moving, lodge, piercing wind ... The men, armed with rifles, grenades and peteerom.The task - to hold back the onslaught of the enemy.So begins the story "Crane cry" Bulls.Summary of the scene following the departure of the battalion commander, introduces the characters.

Sergeant, angry and dissatisfied look back soldiers ordered to dig trenches.The first - a stocky Wheat - casually walked over to the specified location.Intelligent Fischer - glasses, hunched, without blades - uncomfortable.Whistling reacted to everything fun.CFE looked indifferent.A young Glechik smiled apologetically.This six-story heroes "Crane's cry."

Summary of what is happening next.Through time Karpenko went to check.All e

xcept Fischer worked.Glechik also had no blades, poking the ground rod.Trench Wheat was already quite deep.And only "scholar" read the book.Unhappy with the foreman took him to the slope for the device point guard.On the way learned that Fischer - the candidate of art distant to him.Karpenko even felt respect for the thin one, not Godea for military life.This was sure to fight him nothing will.Ordered to dig a trench, the sergeant left his shovel and went back to the lodge.


Biographies of heroes - an important part of the story "Crane cry."Summary of what happened to them before the war, helps to understand the motives of their actions.First we meet with wheat.

snatching the trench, he took a pile of weeds, got bacon and bread.Hero thought it wrong to share the booty with others.His thoughts were interrupted by a denunciation shots.The soldier climbed out of the trench and began to resent that they were left to die.Karpenko ran immediately interrupted the conversation and ordered to dig a trench.Wheat went back into the trench.Surrender - the only way to survive.He remembered past.Here's how it describes Bykov

«Crane cry" (summary of the stories of fighters proves it) - a product of the moral choice of the person.Wheat grew up in a wealthy family.His father was a domineering and cruel.Once Ivanko saw him beat a laborer for Yashku broken scythe.Since then, the boys become friends.Growing up, Wheat became a peasant, served as Yasha and matured.It was then that could change the fate of Ivan.But he chose a family, and not the ideas Yashka.Soon his father was exiled and dispossessed.Ivan lived with his uncle, but the past does not let him.The College did not take.The Young Communist League was not accepted.Among the most important run is not allowed, although there was a better skier.Ivan became a class enemy, so decided to live for yourself.And the Germans regarded as salvation.

«Crane cry": a summary of the story Whistle

gathered in the lodge, lit a fire.Cook porridge and settled down to rest.During the call, I asked the Whiz how he got to the camp.The story was long and self-critical.

He was born in Saratov, childhood was crazy and headless.Growing up, I went to the bearing, but soon tired of it.Familiar Frolov arranged in a bread shop where Whistling illegally selling goods.Profits were high, life - interesting.Then he met with Lelka.Because she had a fight with Frolov and into the bullpen.Angrily confessed to illegal business, later I found out that there was only a small link.Dali five years, but two years later released.On the war he left the sailors - could not sit in the rear.Such was the life of the second hero of the story, "Crane cry" Bykov.In summary, of course, much I missed, but it is clear that the hero is critical of his past.


Posted on post fighter felt cold.CFE knew that six of them, they will not cope with the enemy.Although not considered a coward himself, he did not want to die.He thought that life has so much unknown, and to die in twenty years - a crime.

Alik's mother since childhood instilled in him the idea of ​​his exclusivity.In an effort to prove this, a lot of oats was taken (arts, sports, military affairs), but never succeeded.He believed that he was constantly underestimated.Going to the front, I dreamed of the feat.However, the first battle has caused panic.Now Alex tormented: how to survive?Angry with sitting in the lodge, oats jerked the door.In the post I asked for Wheat.

Night Talk.Glechik

whiz with Karpenko everyone was talking about war.The foreman insisted enemy will stop soon.CFE began to doubt: it was three months retreat.Whistling supported Karpenko: maybe it is a strategy.Glechik only listened - said Vasily Bykov."Crane's cry" continues the story of his life.

timid and silent Vasil was eighteen, but his heart has become dull.A soul tormented memories of the past.Up to fifteen Glechik lived quietly.And he loved his mother.Everything changed after the death of his father.Vasil has matured, he felt responsible for his family.Then the house came stepfather and Glechik went to Vitebsk.With tracked down his mother refused to talk, did not respond to letters.And now Vasil could not forgive.

Karpenko - the protagonist of the story, "Crane cry»

Summary of living elders learn from his sleep.Here it is, Gregory, protects against the brothers of his father, who declared that the land will get senior Alexis.Man fingers squeezed his neck, and the old man urged on: "So it ..." And it Karpenko at the lake, where three nights together with a friend from the Finns fought back.Suddenly, they were replaced by Germans, who did not take a bullet.Gregory feared captivity and swung pineapples ... Then he saw his wife Katerina, was escorted to the front ... Karpenko was awakened by her sobs and remembered how, after being wounded in the Finnish left in stock.He worked in a factory, married, waiting for the birth of a child - and then war.Before this lucky - he thought.Sleep did not come, and the sergeant went out.


Alone, Boris began to dig.He wanted to please Karpenko, who did not like.Fisher saw the superiority of elders and felt the blame for failure, retreat.I grew up in Leningrad.Since childhood interest in painting.I tried to draw, but focused on the study of art.

to war and was not used, although discovered that the old passions more pale.He fell asleep at dawn, thinking how hard it is to be a fighter.This is the sixth hero of the story, "Crane cry" - a summary of it you are reading.

Betrayal Wheat

Coming out of the lodge, Ivan hit the road.On the way, he threw his rifle and represent the future.How to surrender to the Germans, will speak on the shelf.And they might appoint his elder.Hearing voices, he saw the Germans and went to the village.However, everything was not as dreamed.The Germans let him go, and when frustrated Ivan walked a hundred meters, chest pain burned.He fell, experiencing life at the last minute hatred around the world.


shots that killed Wheat, heard to the station.Fisher painfully watched the motorcycles, but his run to not dare.Prepared rifle.The second shot struck the German in a wheelchair.At this point, his head ached ... Later Karpenko says he did not expect from a "scientist" of such courage.

rest are preparing for battle.CFE will bite Wheat, he regretted that he stayed.Fighters repulsed the first attack.Then came the tanks and infantry.Karpenko mortally wounded.The whistle was killed when a tank blew.Beja Ovseeva shot Glechik.

Alone, the young man looked at the sky, where the mournful cry of the cranes.Bulls - and a summary of the works of other authors indicate a symbolic relation to this bird - notes wounded baby bird did not have time for a bunch and felt doomed.

approaching German column.Gechik remembered childhood, grabbed the grenade and waited, holding back the despair caused by the screaming ...