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ESL A2

Codename: SWORD

Author David Macphail

Historical

autonomy, perseverance, solidarity, overcoming adversity, bravery

June 1944, southern England It’s been nearly five years since the start of the Second World War. Jim’s older brother Henry has decided to run away and join the army. He just wants to help, but he is too young to fight. Their mother is desperate to find him before he goes into battle, but everyone is busy preparing for D-Day – the biggest invasion in history…

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