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Roald Dahl, Going Solo

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Roald Dahl, Going Solo
By:Miles Saitz

"I flew straight for the point were the 80 squadron should have been"(100).
"At exactly 10p.m. I was strapped into my Hurricane ready for take-off"(134).
"The Stukas came over in like in line astern and when the leader was directly above the oil tanker he dropped his nose and went into a nose dive"(164).
Brave, tough, smart, and determined.
Leader in World War 2.
Loved writing, reading, and his family.
Experienced sad and hard times.
Feared flying a plane and had a hard time making buddies.
Accomplished becoming a successful troop leader.
Wanted to see his parents happy when he made it home from the war.
Born in Llandaff, Cardiff, United Kingdom.

Dahl, Roald. Going Solo. New York: Penguin Group, 1986.

Biography Profile
Born in United Kingdom in 1916.
1942, he started to write.
1953, he married actress Patricia Neil.
Died in 1990.
Roald Dahl was born on September 13, 1916 in Llandaff, Cardiff, UK. Dahl was never a good student, and after graduating high school, he decided to "see the world." When WW2 broke out Dahl became a pilot in the RAF(Royal Air Force). He was forced to crash land in Egypt. Because of the crash, he had two spinal surgeries and one hip replaced.
WW2 started in 1939.
WW2 ended in 1945.
Fought in WW2.
He published multiple children books from 1955-1985.
Published his best selling book, Someone Like You.
In 1961 he published James and the Giant Peach.
In 1964 he published Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Biography Profile II

After fighting in WW2 he became an author. First he wrote only adult novels but he found that he was more successful writing children's novels. His two most popular books were James and the Giant Peach in 1964 and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in 1961. He was also married to actress Patricia Neil for over 30 years. They had five children who "tried out" his stories before bedtime. Roald Dahl died at the age of 74 in the UK.
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