Air combat has become the order of the day and air duelling is a fine art. Biggles and his fellow pilots have to contend with the enemy using their own British aircraft, a Sop with Camel, to lure the British pilots to their deaths.
The Camel closed up until it was flying beside him; the pilot smiling. Biggles showed his teeth in what he imagined to be an answering smile. 'You swine,' he breathed: 'you dirty, unutterable, murdering swine! I'm going to kill you if it's the last thing I do on earth.' This story is set in the last years of the First World War. Air combat has now become the order of the day and air duelling is a fine art. Biggles and his fellow pilots now have to contend with the enemy using their own British aircraft, a Sop with Camel, to lure the British pilots to their deaths...
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About W. E. Johns
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.
Biggles: the Camels are Coming by W. E. Johns
W. E. Johns
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