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The Boy Scouts on Belgian Battlefields

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Author: John Henry Goldfrap (Fremont B. Deering)
Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 55,978 / 163 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 656
Added to site: 2009.09.15
mnybks.net#: 25282
Origin: gutenberg.org
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ch like a great bird with outstretched wings.

"And all the while he is using his powerful field-glass to watch things going on below," added Rob. "I wouldn't be surprised if those chaps make a rough map, as they go over a place, with the position of forts marked, and the disposition of troops. In this war they say aëroplanes and dirigibles are going to play great stunts."

"Think of the nerve of that German aviator, sailing right over Antwerp in broad daylight!" Tubby declared. "It's a dare, all right, and I wonder if any of these Belgian fliers will take him up. I really think I'd like to see a little scrap up in the air. We didn't have a chance for anything of that sort since we were down in Mexico with Villa."

"Well," returned Merritt, "you may see more of that kind of business over here than you want. These fliers don't go circling around just to spy on the enemy. In lots of cases they have another and more terrible mission."

"Oh!" ejaculated the fat scout uneasily, "now yo

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