Collected Stories Setting & Symbolism

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Paramythia, Greeceappears in Chapter 3

The Mediterranean outpost during World War II where British pilots encounter Katina, a beautiful young Greek girl who stands in the middle of the airfield shaking her fists at German aircraft as they strafe her town.

Lancasters, Halifaxes, Hurricanesappears in Chapter 5

Royal Air Force fighter/bomber aircraft used in World War II.

Messerschmidts, Junker 88s, Heinkelsappears in Chapter 5

German Luftwaffe aircraft flown mostly against Allied air forces over Europe in World War II.

Spitfireappears in Chapter 7

A British fighter plane used against the Germans in World War II.

Focke Wulfappears in Chapter 7

A type of fighter/bomber aircraft flown by Germany during World War II.

Londonappears in Chapters 11, 19

The capital city of England figures prominently in several of Roald Dahl's stories. London is always presented as the pinnacle of wealth, social status, achievement and culture. It is the standard against which other, smaller British...

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