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25 “ And off we sailed to the waiting ship , with the goose flying above us , ” Potton added . “ And we weren’t the only soldiers who made it , ” said Potton . “ When he dropped us off , he immediately turned around and went back for another group of soldiers . This chap made trips all afternoon and all night too . 30 Thanks to him and his goose , I know that all the men who were trapped with us were saved . By the time the navy ship left for Dover , there were more than seven hundred soldiers on board that British ship . ” The men were silent . Then Private Simpson asked quietly , “ And what happened to the chap and his goose ?” 35 “ We never did find out , ” answered Brill , “ but we owe him our life . ” Fritha remained at the lighthouse taking care of the birds waiting and watching . She knew Philip would not return . One day , the snow goose appeared . The beautiful bird flew low and circled the lighthouse several times , as if to say farewell . Then the goose climbed into the sky and 40 disappeared . 5 How many soldiers did Philip save ? 6 What happened to Philip and the goose ? 7 What are the soldiers sure of ? 8 Did Fritha believe Philip would return ? Basic Understanding 3 Number the sentences in your notebook in the order they happened in Part 3 . 1 . b a . The snow goose appeared on the beach at Dunkirk . b . The British soldiers were trapped on the beach by the German army . c . Several soldiers ran into the water and climbed into the boat . d . A small boat sailed as close as it could to the shore . e . In the end , seven hundred soldiers sailed for Dover . f . Philip took soldiers to the waiting ship . WORKBOOK PAGE 153

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