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A man brings children into safety; Along the way the group of children grows. At the end he brings a lot of children into safety. Some children are suffering severe from the war. One boy is accused of being a spy, but he talks Dutch. Even a German officer asks to bring his child in safety. And a Jewish boy was added to the group They cross France from the inland to the coast in Western France. They encounter difficulties and are most of the time in a hurry.
What started with 2 children ended with several children They must be careful almost the complete time. They must not speak English; otherwise they may be noticed as British.
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