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World War I Aerial Adventure Written by a Pilot

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World War I Aerial Adventure Written by a Pilot

Adventure in the Air Bigglesworth, popularly known as Biggles, a slight, fair-haired, good-looking lad still in his teens, but an acting Flight Commander, was talking, not of wine or women as novelists would have us believe, but of a new fusee spring for a Vickers gun which would speed it up another hundred rounds a minute. Boys may believe after reading Hardy Boys books that sons of detectives actually bring international criminals to justice during school vacations. Adults realize real adventure stories are few and far between, and hardly ever happen to the same person...except in a very few periods...

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Anne: The Next Generation - L. M. Montgomery Describes World War 1

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Anne: The Next Generation - L. M. Montgomery Describes World War 1

Rilla of Ingleside: Military History for Girls It's not so difficult to get the average boy interested in World War 1 aviation (noisy engines, adventure, enemy attacks, etc.) If you want to get a girl interested, you might try giving her the last book in the Anne of Green Gables series, Rilla of Ingleside, which shows what the war was like on the home front, at least in Canada. (Interestingly different from the US; though the distance to the front was similar, for Canadians the war had been going on for almost 3 years at this point, while the US was just...

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