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Biggles in Borneo

Biggles in Borneo
Subtitle A "Biggles Squadron" Story of the Second Great War
PublishedJuly 1943 - Oxford University Press [H/B]
Reprints Oxford University Press
Brockhampton Press
White Lion Publishers
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Biggles and 666 Squadron mount an operation against the Japanese from a secret base in Borneo. They have the services of an expatriate Englishman, Captain Larrymore, and his native allies the Punan headhunters.

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Biggles is asked to take 666 squadron to Borneo to fight against the Japanese from a secret airfield. Captain Rex Larrymore had discovered the airfield prior to the start of the war when he had to make a forced landing in Borneo. Larrymore has befriended the local natives, dangerous headhunters, and had set up as a prospector with a good supply of fuel and oil on this airfield, which he had named "Lucky Strike".

 
 
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