On 25th March 1918 Vlad the flea and his friend Crisp VC the carrier pigeon, are on a mission to deliver a secret message from behind enemy lines. They must dodge the dog-fights, survive the trenches and seek help from the staff of the hospital tent as they race to reach Britain safely. In this adventure Vlad encounters Skipper Thomas Crisp, Second Lieutenant Walter Tull, Dr Phoebe Chapple and the Red Baron. Once again Vlad narrates a key moment in history as he experiences it with his friend. This picture book also includes a map, glossary and fact file to put the story in context.