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Billy Barcroft, R.N.A.S. : a story of the Great War

Author: Percy F Westerman
Publisher: Auckland : The Floating Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One key factor that differentiated World War I from all of the military conflicts that had gone before it was the widespread use of aircraft in battle. Acclaimed action-adventure novelist takes advantage of this fact in Billy Barcroft, R.N.A.S., which recounts the thrilling wartime exploits of one intrepid WWI airman and his crew.
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Genre/Form: Adventure stories
Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Westerman, Percy F.
Billy Barcroft, R.N.A.S. : A Story of the Great War.
Auckland : The Floating Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Percy F Westerman
ISBN: 9781776528448 1776528441
OCLC Number: 861558892
Notes: First published in 1917.
Description: 1 online resource (337 pages)
Contents: Title; Contents; Preface; Chapter I --
""Your Bird!""; Chapter II --
A Price on His Head; Chapter III --
Concerning Peter Barcroft; Chapter IV --
When the Zeppelin was Out; Chapter V --
At Ladybird Fold; Chapter VI --
Kidnapped; Chapter VII --
The Raid; Chapter VIII --
'Midst the Scene of Red Ruin; Chapter IX --
Betty; Chapter X --
The Seaplane's Quest; Chapter XI --
The Terrors of the Air; Chapter XII --
The Raider's Return; Chapter XIII --
Exit Seaplane No. 445b; Chapter XIV --
Butterfly; Chapter XV --
Recalled by Wire; Chapter XVI --
Captives in a Submarine; Chapter XVII --
The Middle Watch. Chapter XVIII --
An Ocean DuelChapter XIX --
Held Up in the North Sea; Chapter XX --
Investigations; Chapter XXI --
On the Trail; Chapter XXII --
The Struggle on the Cliffs; Chapter XXIII --
On the Rocks; Chapter XXIV --
Entwistle's Decision; Chapter XXV --
The Bombing Expedition; Chapter XXVI --
A Futile Rescue; Chapter XXVII --
Fugitives; Chapter XXVIII --
Tracked; Chapter XXIX --
Gassed; Chapter XXX --
The Barn by the River; Chapter XXXI --
The Frontier; Chapter XXXII --
An Averted Catastrophe; Chapter XXXIII --
Von Eitelwurmer's Opportunity; Chapter XXXIV --
Kirkwood's Windfall. Chapter XXXV --
One Cartridge LeftChapter XXXVI --
The Elusive Objective; Chapter XXXVII --
""The Great Strafe""; Chapter XXXVIII --
Snatched from Her Pursuers; Chapter XXXIX --
And Last.
Responsibility: Percy F. Westerman.

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One key factor that differentiated World War I from all of the military conflicts that had gone before it was the widespread use of aircraft in battle. Acclaimed action-adventure novelist takes advantage of this fact in Billy Barcroft, R.N.A.S., which recounts the thrilling wartime exploits of one intrepid WWI airman and his crew.

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