Twelve year old Harry's quiet life has been interrupted by war, with his father being sent to London. A Royal Air Force fighter squadron has been stationed in the field next to his family's farm, and Harry is amazed by the pilots and planes on the base. In his mission to be accepted into their group, Harry learns the true meaning of friendship.
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ALONG THE PATH
WAITING FOR FURTHER ORDERS
THE BRIEFING ROOM
THE MYSTERY IS SOLVED
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