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Biggles WWII Collection: Biggles Defies the Swastika, by W. E. Johns

By W. E. Johns

Biggles is back!

Caught up within the German invasion of Norway within the early days of the second one international struggle, Biggles has to take advantage of all his crafty to stick one step prior to the enemy. together with his previous opponent Von Stalheim sizzling on his path, it's going to take a bold act to prevent the horror of the Nazi firing squad.

Deep within the jungle heartland of eastern occupied Malaya, Biggles and his workforce function a mystery commando base. It's lethal, harmful paintings, risking enemy seize and Biggles is struggling with to convey all his males out alive.

With a deadly venture forward and the specter of being shot down within the waterless desolate tract of the African plains, Biggles is within the wasteland, protecting the very important air-route from the West coast of Africa to the center East. whilst a couple of planes fail to reach at their locations, Biggles is there to determine why - and forestall it occurring again.

Biggles is lacking in motion. final noticeable mendacity shot and wounded, surrounded via the enemy, his likelihood is having a look bleak. yet Algy, Ginger and Bertie won't hand over till they locate him, useless or alive, and if this implies going in the back of enemy strains, then that's what they're going to do.

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Respiration. When a person inhales, oxygen is taken into the body and when he exhales, carbon dioxide is expelled from the body–this is respiration. Respiration involves the— • Airway (nose, mouth, throat, voice box, windpipe, and bronchial tree). The canal through which air passes to and from the lungs. • Lungs (two elastic organs made up of thousands of tiny air spaces and covered by an airtight membrane). • Chest cage (formed by the muscle-connected ribs which join the spine in back and the breastbone in front).

Anticipate shock in all injured personnel. Treat all injured persons as follows, regardless of what symptoms appear (Figure I-5): Figure I-4: Application of a tourniquet. S. Army Survival Skills, Tactics, and Techniques Figure I-5: Treatment for shock. • • • • • • • • If the victim is conscious, place him on a level surface with the lower extremities elevated 15 to 20 centimeters. If the victim is unconscious, place him on his side or abdomen with his head turned to one side to prevent choking on vomit, blood, or other fluids.

Use a tourniquet only when direct pressure over the bleeding point and all other methods did not control the bleeding. If you leave a tourniquet in place too long, the damage to the tissues can progress to gangrene, with a loss of the limb later. An improperly applied tourniquet can also cause permanent damage to nerves and other tissues at the site of the constriction. Figure I-3: Pressure points. Introduction 29 If you must use a tourniquet, place it around the extremity, between the wound and the heart, 5 to 10 centimeters above the wound site (Figure I-4).

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