1917 : machines of war / Brian Falkner.

By: Falkner, Brian, 1962- [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Kiwis at war ; book 4.Description: 335 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cmISBN: 9781775432807; 1775432807Other title: Nineteen seventeen : machines of war | Machines of warSubject(s): World War, 1914-1918 -- Participation, New Zealand -- Teen fiction | World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations, British -- Teen fiction | World War, 1914-1918 -- France -- Teen fiction | Air pilots, Military -- New Zealand -- Teen fiction | Ypres, 3rd Battle of, Ieper, Belgium, 1917 -- Teen fictionGenre/Form: War fiction. | Historical fiction. | Young adult fiction, New Zealand. DDC classification: NZ823.2 Summary: 17-year-old Bob Sunday has stolen his brother's identity to enlist in WW1. Keith was killed at Gallipoli, so doesn't need it any more, anyway. But Bob is keen to join the Royal Flying Corps, and soon finds himself flying patrols over the front line in France, up against the likes of the Red Baron - Manfred von Richthofen. A boy's dreams of adventure are soon shattered amid the horrors of war; culminating in his witnessing the destruction at Passchendaele.
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Teen Fiction Manaia LibraryPlus
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Teen Fiction FALK (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available i2164802
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Teen Fiction FALK (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available i2164801
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Teen Fiction FALK (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available i2164803
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Teen Fiction FAL (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available A00794908
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Novel for children.

17-year-old Bob Sunday has stolen his brother's identity to enlist in WW1. Keith was killed at Gallipoli, so doesn't need it any more, anyway. But Bob is keen to join the Royal Flying Corps, and soon finds himself flying patrols over the front line in France, up against the likes of the Red Baron - Manfred von Richthofen. A boy's dreams of adventure are soon shattered amid the horrors of war; culminating in his witnessing the destruction at Passchendaele.

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