- Read and choose the correct answer.
During the Second World War it was difficult to travel by plane, because the seats were needed for important government and army people.
Mr. Brown was working for the government during the war.
He was doing very secret work, so nobody was allowed to know how Important he was, except a very few people.
One day he had to fly to London to give a lecture to a few top people there, but an important army officer came to the airport at the last minute and Mr. Brown’s seat was given to him, so he was not able to fly to the city to give his lecture.
It was not until he reached the city that the important officer discovered that the man whose seat he had taken was the one whose lecture he had flown to the city to hear.
8.1. It was difficult for government and army people to find seats on planes during the Second World War.