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Sergeant Bigglesworth, C.I.D. (Biggles #32)

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Title:Sergeant Bigglesworth, C.I.D. (Biggles #32)
Author:
Johns, W. E. (William Earl)   
(25 of 31 for author by title)
Sky High (Steeley #1)
King of the Commandos (Gimlet #1)
Illustrator:
Stead, Leslie   
(6 of 8 for author by title)
Worrals Carries On (Worrals #3)
King of the Commandos (Gimlet #1)
Published:   1947
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton Limited
Tags:adventure, Africa, fiction, Biggles (Fictional character)
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Air Commodore Raymond approaches Biggles, Algy, Ginger and Bertie with an interesting proposition. Now that the Second World War had ended, he could use good pilots in a new force he is forming as Assistant Commissioner at Scotland Yard. This force would be used to combat flying crooks.

The formation of a force would take some time, and there was a pressing matter to deal with and that is where our heroes come in. Biggles would be offered the rank of Detective-Sergeant.

Raymond informs Biggles of a spate of air related robberies involving the taking of various jewels. Biggles and the gang agree to take the job. [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Johns, W. E. (William Earl)

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William Earl Johns (1893-1968), better known as Capt. W.E. Johns, was a British author noted for his juvenile fiction featuring stories about pilots and flying. Johns first career was as a sanitary inspector but he soon gave it up to enlist in the army at the beginning of World War I. He saw action during the Gallipoli Campaign and also served garrison duty in Egypt. Afterwards he applied to serve in the Royal Flying Corps. He was posted to a flying school in England where he trained pilots. In the 1930s he began to write fiction basing his stories on his flying experience. All told he wrote over 150 novels and short stories for young boys and girls. (wejohns.com)

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