Dave Dawson at Dunkirk

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Published: 1941
Language: English
Wordcount: 52,717 / 151 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 91
LoC Category: PS
Series: War Adventure
Downloads: 1,988
Added to site: 2010.05.20
mnybks.net#: 27806
Origin: gutenberg.org
More Info: en.wikipedia.org

Here are some of the exciting up-to-the-minute true-to-fact adventures of American Dave Dawson and his English friend Freddy Farmer. In various volumes, the boys get into the war at Dunkirk! They are dropped into Belgium by parachute! They scout the Libyan desert! They foil an Axis submarine wolf-pack! They destroy a mysterious Nazi weapon! They pose as Gestapo agents in Singapore! They ferret out Axis spies operating in the Pacific! They balk a plot to blast the Panama Canal to bits! They are Commandos and kidnap two German High Command officers! Read about these high-flying, clean-living, hard fighting boys.

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oth anger and surprise. At that moment the car had gone spinning around a sharp bend in the road and there directly ahead was a scene that brought both Defoe and Dave bolt upright in the seat. The road was black with men, women, and children. A sea of people, and horses, and cows, and goats, and dogs was sweeping toward them. There were wagons, and carts, and even baby carriages piled high with household goods. And above it all rose a constant unending babble of frightened tongues.

"Good gosh, look at them!" Dave exclaimed.

Lieutenant Defoe didn't say a word. He quickly slipped the car out of gear and braked it to a stop. Then he climbed down onto the road and Dave saw him slide his hand toward his holstered gun. The swarm of men, women, and children advanced relentlessly toward them. Lieutenant Defoe flung up one hand.

"Halt!" he bellowed at the top of his voice. "What is the meaning of this?"

Ten thousand tongues answered his question all in the same voice.

"The Boche!" th

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