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Two exciting First World War adventure stories in one edition, this is the perfect introduction to this bestselling series for new readers.
BIGGLES LEARNS TO FLY
Age just seventeen and with almost no flying experience, James Bigglesworth is sent to tackle the enemy in the hostile skies over First World War France. In a drama of war, where instinct and fast reactions are everything, Biggles must learn to be a real fighter pilot, or die... but does he have what it takes?
BIGGLES THE CAMELS ARE COMING
Fighting high above the trenches of First World War France Biggles knows he needs more than just flying skills to survive against the Sopwith Camel -- a demon to fly, but incredibly fast in a dogfight, it commands fierce loyalty from its pilot. Will Biggles' luck and initiative be enough to keep him alive?
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CAPTAIN W. E. JOHNS was born in Hertfordshire in 1893. He flew with the Royal Flying Corps in the First World War and made a daring escape from a German prison camp in 1918. Between the wars he edited Flying and Popular Flying and became a writer for the Ministry of Defence. The first Biggles story, Biggles the Camels are Coming was published in 1932, and W. E. Johns went on to write a staggering 102 Biggles titles before his death in 1968.
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Book Description Doubleday UK, 2013. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0857532065