By Chris Ryan
Infantrymen: one a celebrated army hero and the opposite a damaged veteran dwelling within the gutters of London. Their paths final crossed approximately 20 years in the past. Now, amidst a hostage obstacle within the center East, their lives are approximately to collide back. And the Strike Back is ready to begin.
John Porter used to be concerned with a hostage raid in Lebanon in 1989. The raid went disastrously fallacious; numerous Regiment males died. John spared the lifetime of a Lebanese fighter and blames himself for the deaths. suffering to come back to phrases with the previous, John has hit the bottle and is slumbering rough.
Colonel Peregrine Collinson was once excited about an analogous raid. Unbeknownst to his colleagues, it used to be Peregrine’s fault that the undertaking went improper. He was once offered an army pass and is heralded as an army hero for anything he didn’t do.
After the disastrous raid, the lives of the 2 males couldn’t were extra aside. in the past. A hostage difficulty within the heart East attracts the enemies again jointly back. Who may be the hero this time?
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Biggles' propeller kills a provider pigeon yet Biggles unearths the message and is going to rescue a spy.
SPADS AND SPANDAUS
Biggles and his squadron meet up with a few american citizens for an incredible air conflict with the Germans.
THE area CALL
A captured German pilot tips Biggles, yet he realises in time to foil a German attack.
When Biggles loses certainly one of his pilots to a German trick he is going all out to get the aircraft responsible.
Biggles first meets a brand new pilot who occurs to be his cousin and whose Christian identify is Algernon.
THE conflict OF FLOWERS
Algy takes revenge while a German raid at the Squadron's aerodrome destroys his garden.
Biggles discovers a German airplane receiving mystery signs from a undercover agent utilizing corn in a field.
BIGGLES unearths HIS FEET
Engine difficulty forces Biggles down in 'no-man's-land' the place he has a style of trench warfare.
Biggles assaults a seriously defended new German bomber and has to plan the way to shoot it down.
Biggles is compelled to take depart yet manages to shoot down 2 German seaplanes that bomb the UK.
Biggles will get misplaced in fog and is stunned to find he has landed via a German fuel provide dump.
AFFAIRE DE COEUR
Biggles meets the affection of his existence, Marie Janis, in simple terms to find that she is a spy.
THE final SHOW
Biggles will get promoted to significant and is shot down purely to find the armistice has been signed.
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