Biggles WWII Collection: Biggles Defies the Swastika, Biggles Delivers the Goods, Biggles Defends the Desert & Biggles Fails to Return: Omnibus Edition [Retail]

By W. E. Johns

Biggles is back!

Caught up within the German invasion of Norway within the early days of the second one global warfare, Biggles has to take advantage of all his crafty to stick one step prior to the enemy. along with his previous opponent Von Stalheim scorching on his path, it's going to take a bold act to prevent the horror of the Nazi firing squad.

Deep within the jungle heartland of jap occupied Malaya, Biggles and his group function a mystery commando base. It's lethal, risky paintings, risking enemy seize and Biggles is struggling with to deliver all his males out alive.

With a deadly undertaking forward and the specter of being shot down within the waterless wilderness of the African plains, Biggles is within the wasteland, protecting the very important air-route from the West coast of Africa to the center East. while a couple of planes fail to reach at their locations, Biggles is there to determine why - and forestall it occurring again.

Biggles is lacking in motion. final visible mendacity shot and wounded, surrounded by way of the enemy, his likelihood is having a look bleak. yet Algy, Ginger and Bertie won't quit till they locate him, useless or alive, and if this suggests going at the back of enemy strains, then that's what they are going to do.

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To discover you. ’ Biggles shook his head unfortunately. ‘Get the grub,’ he acknowledged wearily. ‘It’s time we obtained this straightened out. ’ Ginger led find out how to the tiny cove the place, lower than an overhanging cliff, a seaplane rested at the water. From in the back of a rock he produced a heavy bag. ‘Help yourself,’ he stated, losing the bag in entrance of Biggles. ‘There’s bread, cheese, sardines, and a flask of chilly tea. That’s all i may deal with. ’ ‘That’ll go well with me,’ Biggles guaranteed him. ‘Now let’s try and untangle issues. I’ll commence. I bought a message from Raymond asking me to get information regarding Stavanger and produce it the following. i used to be instructed if essential to drop the data in a bottle. as an alternative, I dropped myself – I’ll let you know why almost immediately. The bottle continues to be in my pocket. I’ve obtained the knowledge and we’ve bought to get it to Raymond. That’s all i need to say other than that the final time I observed Algy he used to be a prisoner at Narvik. I helped him to escape – at the least, I was hoping he’d bought away. ’ Ginger nodded. ‘That’s correct, he did. ’ ‘Before we move any farther, d’you reckon this can be a secure spot? ’ inquired Biggles. ‘I should still say now not; yet nowhere in Norway is secure and this is often nearly as good as wherever. We can’t be visible – other than, after all, through a vessel arising the fiord, and basically then in sunlight. ’ ‘Good. Now inform me approximately Algy. ’ ‘Well, what occurred was once this,’ defined Ginger. ‘To begin with, Colonel Raymond introduced us again domestic from France; he advised us what you’d been doing and the way you have been fastened. i'll say we have been either beautiful bored stiff approximately it, yet that didn’t reduce any ice. clearly, we felt that we should be supporting, however it wasn’t effortless to determine what lets do, or how shall we get into contact with you. Raymond quickly fastened issues up even though. He stated a British strength was once on its method to Norway, yet he wasn’t allowed to inform us the place the landings will be made. The strength will be supported by means of the military, and machines of the Fleet Air Arm, which might function mainly from airplane companies. Raymond was once capable of organize for us to fly out to a service; he informed us to maintain a watch on Narvik, as though attainable he might get a message via to you asking you to fly as much as Narvik Fiord. in the event you may possibly then make a smoke sign we'd manage to decide you up. i have to say it appeared a good looking wild desire, however it was once all Raymond may possibly do. ’ ‘I didn’t get any message asking me to visit Narvik,’ installed Biggles. ‘We suspected that – actually, we knew it, as the agent despatched a sign again to Raymond to assert that you’d left Boda. not less than, he couldn’t locate you there. evidently, if the guy couldn’t get in contact with you he couldn’t provide the message. ’ ‘True enough,’ agreed Biggles. ‘Well, we joined the service off the coast of Norway’ persisted Ginger. ‘We have been flown out, yet being supernumaries we couldn’t get machines of our personal; therefore shall we basically get journeys in different fellows’ machines. I did a visit, yet observed not anything. brain you, we have been nonetheless hoping that the agent could locate you and ship you up. Algy then went off instantaneously as a gunner in a Shark.

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