It plays on how similar it sounds to Auschwitz.
It plays on the sense of elimination and eradication, which is similar to the true history of the camp being an extermination centre.
It plays on the sense of togetherness and unity, which is different to the true history of the camp being an extermination centre.
It refers to an actual car tire that belongs Sergeant Hoffschneider that he is very attached to.
It refers to extra fat that Sergeant Hoffschneider has around his waist.
It refers to both the car tire as well as the extra belly fat that Sergeant Hoffsneider has.
It refers to neither.
Lieutenant Kotler was terribly funny.
She hadn't a thought in her head.
She had a crush on Lieutenant Kotler.
She was a Hopeless Case.
It plays on how similar they sound to each other.
It plays on the sense of anger that is unleashed when the prisoners were exterminated.
It plays on how the Fuhrer is always sounding furious, which is similar to the meaning of fury.
It plays on how furry the Fuhrer actually is.
His mother will never allow him to do it again.
He was going to go away and this was his last chance to do some real exploring.
Bruno and Shmuel will both die in this adventure. Since they cannot do anymore exploring after their death, this is therefore their "final adventure".
There will not be a need for any more adventures after Shmuel's father is found.
Like a puppet, he was controlled by someone else.
He was performing, just like a puppet.
He was dressed up handsomely in his new uniform just like the wonderful costumes on a puppet.
Because Father did not care about what his uniform meant or stood for.
Because Father looked handsome in his fine uniform.
Because of the terrible things Father was doing.
Because Father was like a puppet.