By Captain W. E. Johns



III.                   DAWN PATROL  (Pages 23 - 33)


Angus, Ferocity and Henry set off in the Liberator on the first supply run to Australia.  The three Beaufighters take off one different courses leaving Taffy and Rex in charge of the base.  Ginger and Biggles fly to the coast and see three Europeans in a sailing boat being fired upon by a Japanese power boat.  Biggles sinks the power boat then flies on and shoot up an aircraft carrier, taking it completely by surprise, and destroying or damaging 20 or 30 planes on the carrier.  On returning to base, Ginger comes up with the idea of having an emergency box, with rations and medical supplies, just in case someone has a forced landing or if they need to drop it to anybody.