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this is a timeline of the Author Roald Dahl - we collected the information during our Literacy lesson and uploaded them.
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on Jan 11, 2011
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In the Saturday Evening Post - author C.S. Forester as him to write some RAF anecdotes - he decided to publish exactly what Roald had written.
Roald was transferred to Washington (USA) as Assistant Ait Attache.
Roald took part in the Battle of Athens. He flew missions everyday for a period of four weeks
Five months after he was admitted to hospital, he was discharged as fully fit to fly
On a final leg of a flight from Egypt, he could find the airstrip and running low on fuel with night approaching, he was force to attempt a landing in the desert. However, his undercarriage hit a boulder and the plane crashed
took six months to train as a pilot officer
He went to Shell after finishing his schooling
Though he seemed happy in "Boy - Tales of childhood" he writes about beatings and abuse from both headmasters and the house of prefects as well.
Roald Dahl school got to taste chocolate from Cadbury. He would spend hours picking which ones where his favorite
His parents wanted him to be Educated at a British public school.
A few weeks after his sister died, Roald's father dies of pneumonia aged just 57
She died of appendicitis at the age of seven, Roald was only 3 years old
Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales to Norwegian parents - Harold and Sofie