The Desert Falcons Richard Townshend Bickers

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The Desert Falcons  by  Richard Townshend Bickers

The Desert Falcons by Richard Townshend Bickers
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1942, North Africa.When Charles Stockdale came down from Oxford in 1932 with a degree in Oriental Languages, he had not planned to find himself, nine years later, as a major commanding the Rover Strike and Reconnaissance Squadron.With Stockdale inMore1942, North Africa.When Charles Stockdale came down from Oxford in 1932 with a degree in Oriental Languages, he had not planned to find himself, nine years later, as a major commanding the Rover Strike and Reconnaissance Squadron.With Stockdale in the lead, the Blenheims and Hurricanes of Desert Air Force, and the Rover Strike and Reconnaissance Squadron in their desert vehicles, ceaselessly attack Germanys Afrika Korps deep behind their lines.Together they find and destroy a German fortress hidden in a remote desert wadi, which changes the course of the campaign.In the struggle, Stockdale’s Lieutenant Glashan bales out of his plane and finds himself amongst the enemy.There he meets Odile von Choltit, a beautiful French widow, trapped there between the opposing forces.She is passed from the arms of a flying officer through those of various senior officers to become a royal mistress.Stockdale’s men set out to attack the camp and find Glashan whilst enlisting the help of the Libyans and Odile.But in the process, the innocent Arabs and Odile get caught up in the war, slaughtered at any opportunity and under constant suspicion…Can Stockdale keep his men alive and save Odile from her captors?And can he win behind enemy lines to take over the camp?‘The Desert Falcons’ is an action-packed military thriller set against the desert backdrop of World War Two.PRAISE FOR RICHARD BICKERS:A thrilling page turner.

- Tom Kasey, best-selling author of Trade Off.Richard Townsend Bickers volunteered for the RAF on the outbreak of the second world war and served, with a Permanent Commission, for eighteen years. He wrote a range of military fiction and non-fiction books, including ‘Torpedo Attack’, ‘My Enemy Came Nigh’, ‘Bombing Run’ and ‘Summer of No Surrender’.Endeavour Press is the UKs leading independent publisher of digital books.



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