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Biggles & the Pirate Treasure This Contains Eleven Short Stories These Are As Follows BIGGLES AND THE PIRATE TREASUREThe Descendant Of A Pirate Has Discovered A Treasure Map, But Greed Ends In Tragedy Dust Cover THE CASE OF THE OBLIGING TOURISTA Change Encounter Helps Biggles Smash A Jewellery Smuggling Racket NIGHT FLIGHTPlanes Are Disappearing Over The Middle East Biggles And Co Set Up A Trap To Catch The Culprits THE CASE OF THE IVORY IDOLBiggles Is Tricked Into Recovering A Religious Artefact That Is Much Than It Seems BIGGLES BUYS A WATCHA Clever Watch Smuggling Racket Is Uncovered When Biggles Chances Upon The Method Of Disposal THE CASE OF THE POISONED CROPSCrops Are Dying In East Africa And This Is Causing Native Unrest Biggles Has To Find The Culprits BIGGLES NETS A FISHScientific Plans From An Atomic Sub Station Are Leaked And Biggles Has To Find The Guilty Party THE CASE OF THE LUNATIC AT LARGEA War Hero Goes Mad After His Twin Brother Is Arrested And Threatens To Use A Stolen Bomber THE CASE OF THE FLYING CLOWNA Disfigured Armaments King Is Seeking Revenge On The World That He Thinks Has Wronged Him THE CASE OF THE PHONE BOX MURDERA Murder In A Phone Box Leads To The Discovery Of A Criminal Transportation Network THE UNKNOWN DIAMONDSDr Shultz, Who Deals In Monkeys, Has Discovered A Novel Way Of Using Them To Smuggle Diamonds


About the Author: W.E. Johns

Invariably known as Captain W.E Johns, William Earl Johns was born in Bengeo, Hertfordshire, England He was the son of Richard Eastman Johns, a tailor, and Elizabeth Johns n e Earl , the daughter of a master butcher He had a younger brother, Russell Ernest Johns, who was born on 24 October 1895 He went to Hertford Grammar School where he was no great scholar but he did develop into a crack shot with a rifle This fired his early ambition to be a soldier He also attended evening classes at the local art school.In the summer of 1907 he was apprenticed to a county municipal surveyor where he remained for four years and then in 1912 he became a sanitary inspector in Swaffham, Norfolk Soon after taking up this appointment, his father died of tuberculosis at the age of 47.On 6 October 1914 he married Maude Penelope Hunt 1882 1961 , the daughter of the Reverend John Hunt, the vicar at Little Dunham in Norfolk The couple had one son, William Earl Carmichael Johns, who was born in March 1916.With war looming he joined the Territorial Army as a Private in the King s Own Royal Regiment Norfolk Yeomanry , a cavalry regiment In August 1914 his regiment was mobilised and was in training and on home defence duties until September 1915 when they received embarkation orders for duty overseas.He fought at Gallipoli and in the Suez Canal area and, after moving to the Machine gun Corps, he took part in the spring offensive in Salonika in April 1917 He contracted malaria and whilst in hospital he put in for a transfer to the Royal Flying Corps and on 26 September 1917, he was given a temporary commission as a Second Lieutenant and posted back to England to learn to fly, which he did at No 1 School of Aeronautics at Reading, where he was taught by a Captain Ashton.He was posted to No 25 Flying Training School at Thetford where he had a charmed existence, once writing off three planes in three days He moved to Yorkshire and was then posted to France and while on a bombing raid to Mannheim his plane was shot down and he was wounded Captured by the Germans, he later escaped before being reincarcerated where he remained until the war ended.



10 thoughts on “Biggles & the Pirate Treasure

  1. says:

    Johns heart wasn t in this one ETA It was almost worth it for the deformed flying clown.


  2. says:

    Biggles The Case of the Ivory Idol and The Unknown Diamonds, all set in exotic and far away places Biggles Co short stories Most enjoyable in this collection were Biggles and the Pirate Treasure The Case of the Ivory Idol and The Unknown Diamonds, all set in exotic and far away places


  3. says:

    Another Collection of Cool Biggles Stories9 March 2014This is another collection of short stories staring the ace World War I pilot in his post World War II role as the head of the Scotland Yard Air Police Yes, that person is Bigglesworth, otherwise known to his friends, and many adoring readers throughout the western world, as Biggles However, unlike the other collection of short stories from his Scotland Yard


  4. says:

    Dit is een verzameling korte na oorlogse verhalen van Biggles en vrienden.In deze verhalen krijgt Biggles te maken met een mismaakte clown, een diamanten smokkelaar die apen gebruikt om de diamanten in te vervoeren, een smokkel van staatsgeheimen en nog veel meer.


  5. says:

    isbn,original


  6. says:

    Re read 12 12 99


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