Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
Publisher SummaryIn a town in Italy during World War II the people have surrendered without firing a shot. But American warplanes are due to arrive, and the radio's broken, so no one can tell them to call off the attack! G. I. Joe, a carrier pigeon, is the only one who can take the message to the Americans. Will he make it in time and save the town?
Based on the true story of a carrier pigeon named G.I. Joe, who braved enemy fire and other hazards to deliver a crucial message that prevented the bombing of an Italian town during World War II.