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Johns, W. E. (William Earl) 1893-1968

Overview
Works: 1,131 works in 2,538 publications in 8 languages and 9,069 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Observations  Adventure stories  Young adult works  Sea stories  History  Action and adventure fiction  War stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Adapter, Creator, Honoree
Classifications: PR6019.O36, 823.912
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Biggles learns to fly by W. E Johns( Book )

20 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fighter pilot James Bigglesworth is sent to fight the enemy in the skies over First World War France
Biggles flies east by W. E Johns( Book )

19 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Biggles is mistaken for someone else while on leave, he thinks little of it. Then HQ asks him to take the place of his double and work for the Germans as a spy
Biggles delivers the goods by W. E Johns( Book )

17 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in English and French and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Late in World War II, Biggles and his team operate a secret commando-base deep in the Malayan jungle
Biggles : the camels are coming by W. E Johns( Book )

15 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biggles is a pilot in World War I. Will he survive the dogfights of the air against the germans?
Biggles goes to war by W. E Johns( Book )

16 editions published between 1938 and 1996 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's not everyone who's invited to start an air force. But Biggles is. Soon, Biggles, Algy and Ginger are flying the three solitary planes that make up the Maltovian Air Force. They face danger in the skies, but there's danger on the ground too--in the form of treachery and intrigue.--P. [4] of cover
Biggles and the black peril by W. E Johns( Book )

14 editions published between 1935 and 2004 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When zero visibility forces Biggles to land his Vandal amphibian aircraft on the North Sea he thinks he's just got a spot of aeroplane bother. Bigger trouble is ahead for Biggles when he takes an unchartered ride in a flying boat manned by 'Blackbeard' - a cohort of the Russian Airfleet and accomplice in a plot to bomb Britain
Biggles defies the Swastika by W. E Johns( Book )

22 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SECRET AGENT! Sworn into the German Air Force as a Gestapo Agent, Biggles is deep undercover on a reconnaissance mission in Norway when the Germans invade without warning. If he can just get back to his plane he can leave Norway quickly and safely, but his old enemy Von Stalhein has heard that Biggles is in Norway, and he's determined to track him down ... Join cult hero and flying ace, Squadron Leader James Bigglesworth on another action packed adventure!
Biggles and the rescue flight by W. E Johns( Book )

7 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Peter Fortymore receives news that his brother has died on the battlefields of France he can't believe it and comes up with a plan. He'll go to France and rescue him, leaving school and his family behind. With his friend Rip for company he sets off into the chaos of the First World War, and almost gets away with it
Biggles & Co. by W. E Johns( Book )

27 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biggles fails to return by W. E Johns( Book )

11 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Missing, Presumed Dead! When Biggles undertakes a lone mission to rescue an Italian princess from Mussolini's Italy he doesn't know he's walking into a trap. Against all the odds he gets the princess to the aircraft ready to fly them back to safety, but he never reaches the plane. He's last seen wounded and surrounded by the enemy, but Algy, Ginger and Bertie refuse to accept that he's dead until they see the evidence themselves
Biggles of the fighter squadron by W. E Johns( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PERIL IN THE SKIES! Well into the later stages of the First World War, Biggles and his fellow flyers are struggling to maintain supremacy over the enemy pilots determined to shoot them down. In this game of cunning, they must use all their wit and skill to stay ahead of the fight against the German air force but will Biggles' daring and bold schemes keep them alive in such treacherous skies? Join cult hero and flying ace, Squadron Leader James Bigglesworth on another action packed adventure!
Biggles in France by W. E Johns( Book )

8 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and French and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biggles battles through the First World War, honing his flying skills in battles against the finest enemy fighters. But he finds war provides more light-hearted adventures as well, and this collection of stories combines the fun of being part of 266 squadron and the fear of serious aerial combat
Windward Islands Passages Monitoring Program physical oceanographic data collected on cruises WI-07, NOAA ship Malcolm Baldrige 8-10 June 1993 by Douglas Wilson( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biggles in Spain by W. E Johns( Book )

14 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Don't move yet. I'm going out of the front door. They'll rush me then. That's your chance to go out the back way. Got that?'-'Quite clear.'-'Good! But don't think I'm exaggerating. My chances of getting out of here alive are about one in a hundred. Yours are one in ten. They'll kill you without the slightest compunction if they think you're with me. I don't know what you're doing here, but it doesn't matter. Make for London. If you get there, tell them what happened.'Biggles, Algy and Ginger accidentally arrive in Spain during the civil war. After a chance encounter with a British Intelligence agent who passes them a coded message which has to be got back to the Ministry of Defence in London, they are involved in a desperate chase to get back home with the evil chief of Intelligence and Propaganda after them
Biggles defends the desert by W. E Johns( Book )

6 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biggles and his team are defending a vital air route across Africa from a secret oasis. They are at the mercy of the desert and all its dangers as well as the wily German ace Von Zoyton
Bondability of wood surfaces by W. E Johns( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biggles breaks the silence : an adventure of sergeant Bigglesworth, of the special air police, and his comrades of the service by W. E Johns( Book )

29 editions published between 1948 and 2002 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biggles flies west by W. E Johns( Book )

15 editions published between 1937 and 2004 in English and Norwegian and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biggles, Algy and Ginger help a young lad evade a violent thief and find themselves plunged into a dangerous treasure hunt searching for a long-lost pirate hoard of gold in the Caribbean
Biggles and the cruise of the Condor by W. E Johns( Book )

7 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and Sinhalese and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biggles and Algy head to the Amazon in search of Inca gold when the first World War finishes. It's every man for himself in the deadly game
Biggles in the Orient by W. E Johns( Book )

15 editions published between 1940 and 1995 in English and Dutch and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog verdwijnen op onverklaarbare wijze vliegtuigen tussen India en China. Majoor Biggles krijgt opdracht deze zaak uit te zoeken
 
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Biggles in Spain
Alternative Names

controlled identityEarle, William, 1893-1968

Earle, William 1893-1968

Johns, W. E.

Johns, W. E. 1893-1968

Johns, W. E. (William Earl), 1893-1968

Johns, W. J.

Johns, William E.

Johns, William Earl 1893-

Johns, William Earl 1893-1968

Johns, William Earle 1893-1968

W・E・ジョンズ

William Earl Johns

William Earl Johns auteur de livres pour enfants et journaliste

William Earl Johns Brits auteur

William Earl Johns englischer Pilot und Schriftsteller

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Biggles flies eastBiggles delivers the goodsBiggles : the camels are comingBiggles goes to warBiggles and the black perilBiggles defies the SwastikaBiggles and the rescue flightBiggles & Co.