By Michael Ferrari
Ever because she will be able to take into account, poultry has enjoyed flying in small propeller airplanes along with her mechanic dad. whilst the neighborhood airstrip is changed into an army flight tuition, poultry is in heaven—and she manages to show one younger airman's curiosity in her older sister into a few own flight classes.
Then a tender jap American pupil named Kenji Fujita joins Bird's category, and the whole college looks confident that he is a secret agent, a undercover agent, or at least, that he and his uncle wish the Japs to win.
But via a category undertaking, chook and Kenji befriend one another and by chance observe real secret agent job within the zone. So starts an event that might shake the city and should even swap the way forward for the United States.
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