Biggles WWII Collection: Biggles Defies the Swastika, by W. E. Johns

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 exploit 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 eastern occupied Malaya, Biggles and his staff function a mystery commando base. It's lethal, risky paintings, risking enemy seize and Biggles is scuffling with to deliver all his males out alive.

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

Biggles is lacking in motion. final obvious mendacity shot and wounded, surrounded by means 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 implies going in the back of enemy strains, then that's what they'll do.

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In the event, the strain of events took a heavy toll on him, and he died of cholera on 27 May, to be succeeded in command by Major-General Barnard, who was joined by the remnant of the garrison at Meerut under Colonel Archdale Wilson. 37 On 8 June, in an attempt to stop the numerically inferior British force from reaching Delhi, 30,000 rebels with 30 guns established an entrenched position at Badli-ki-Serai, 5 miles (8km) north-west of the city. Wilson drove them off and established himself on a 2-mile (just over 3km-) long feature known as the Ridge which ran north to south, overlooking the north-west walls of Delhi.

British Library) 3, 000 available Anglo-Indian troops extremely difficult; and the commissariat was woefully short of vehicles and animals to pull both men and supplies. Notwithstanding all these difficulties, small detachments from many different posts were summoned to unite as a single column, known as the Delhi Field Force. Regaining the initiative for the British, Anson then set off immediately with the intention of depriving the enemy of the focus of their rebellion and defeating them The fighting in detail.

The siege settled into a wearisome contest punctuated by intermittent artillery The infamous 'Well of the Innocents' at Cawnpore. Having butchered their captives on the night of 15-16 July 1857, Nana Sahib's men flung the dismembered bodies down this dry well, where the gruesome remains were discovered by the horrified men of Havelock's relief force. (Author's collection) bombardments, the regular rattle of musket fire, and constant sniping. On some days the mutineers would launch concerted attacks against the defenders, but all such forays were driven back, sometimes with heavy losses.

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