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machine gunners

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by Angela Scott

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Published by BBC Educational Publishing in London .
Written in English

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  • Westall, Robert, -- 1929-

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    Open LibraryOL22047578M
    ISBN 100563546271


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The Machine Gunners by Robert Westall is set during the blitz of WWII in a northern British city. It follows the adventures of year-old Chas McGill and his friends as they discover a downed German machine gun and secretly build their own bunker to house it, the better to defend Britains shores from the upcoming German invasion/5.

The Machine Gunners Book Review (This is a machine gunners book by my 10 year old son) • Synopsis: The Machine Gunners book is about a young boy called Chas and his friends that all find a German bomber crashed in the woods and there they come across a machine gun and 2, rounds of ammo.

The children put in their own war effort shooting down German planes/5(). The Machine Gunners Book Review (This is a review by my 10 year old son) • Synopsis: The Machine Gunners book is about a young boy called Chas and his friends that all find a German bomber crashed in the woods and there they come across a machine gun and 2, rounds of ammo.

The children put in their own war effort shooting down German by: Machine Gunners - Chapter 1 1 - Chas wakes up in an Air Raid Shelter after the 'all clear' has been sounded.

He goes to the house to find his dad (who is an Air Raid Warden) talking about the raids that night. He tells Chas that a German Bomber plane crashed at Chirton. 2 - Chas has the second best collection of war souvenirs in Size: KB.

Find books like The Machine-Gunners from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Machine-Gunners also liked: Carrie's W. JOHNNIE M. CLARK joined the Marine Corps when he was seventeen and served as a machine gunner with the famed 5th Marine Regiment during the Tet Offensive in Vietnam.

He was wounded three times: mortar round, grenade, and gunshot. He has received many awards and honors for bravery and gallantry, including the Silver Star, three Purple Hearts, the /5(36). This reference publication is designed for machine gunners, platoon commanders, platoon ser- geants, S-3 officers and chiefs, armorers, and ammunition technicians.

It outlines a standardized. 21 rows  The Machine Gunners by Robert Westall; 20 editions; First published in. The machine-gunners Item Preview remove-circle Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities.

Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by associate-veronica-romero on J SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Book review The Machine-Gunners by Robert Westall () A boy's dream, becomes a nightmare.

Well, perhaps his dream was a nightmare all along. Chas McGill is about thirteen in He lives in a small Tyneside town, in the industrial north-east of England, which is subjected to terrible bombing raids. The tea-time call-out is the worst. The Machine Gunners Book Review (This is a review by my 10 year old son) • Synopsis: The Machine Gunners book is about a young boy called Chas and his friends that all find a German bomber crashed in the woods and there they come across a machine gun and 2, rounds of ammo.

The children put in their own war effort shooting down German planes/5(). Machine Gunners’ Pocket Book. JulyUnited Kingdom. An updated edition of the book that was provided to officers who had attended the Machine Gun School of the Machine Gun Corps.

It contains all the relevant information for officers of a Machine Gun Company. As well as information on machine gunnery, it includes trench routine, gas. Cem discovers that people have spotted the machine gun, and bikes back to warn Chas. During creative writing, Chas states in his writing that Boddser has gone through the German gunner's pockets, cunningly hinting that B-Brown has the Machine Gun.

Chapter 6 Garmouth is raided by a plane with its engines off, and many people were killed. The Machine Gunners, published inwas Robert Westall’s first book. It won the prestigious Library Association’s Carnegie Medal and was also a Guardian Award runner-up.

It went on to become the Honor Book for the American Boston Globe Horn Book Award, and to win the German Preis der Leseratten. Finally, init was voted by popularFile Size: 2MB. The Machine-gunners (Puffin Books) by Robert Westall and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Robert Westall's very special and gripping first novel for children, winner of the Carnegie bright kid's got a gun and rounds of live ammo.

And that gun's no peashooter. It'll go through a brick wall at a quarter of a mile.' Chas McGill has the second-best collection of war souvenirs in Garmouth, and he desperately wants it to be the best. His first novel, The Machine Gunners, was published in and won the Carnegie Medal. Some of his other awards include The Carnegie Medal in for The Scarecrows, the Smarties Prize in for Blitzcat, and the Guardian Award in for The Kingdom by the Sea.

The Machine Gunners INTRODUCTION The Machine Gunners was first published in and won the prestigious Carnegie Medal.

It also established Robert Westall’s reputation as a significant children’s writer. The book has become a modern children’s classic which appeals to all File Size: KB.

The Machine Gunners, by Robert Westall, is an action/adventure book, which I would recommend mainly to readers of ages nine to ly younger,seven maybe.

Even adults. It is about a boy by the name of Chas McGill and his friends, Audrey, Carrot-juice, Nicky, Clogger and Cem.5/5(5). The Machine Gunners is Robert Westall's gripping first novel for children set during World War Two and winner of the Carnegie Medal.

Now with a brilliant cover look celebrating its fortieth anniversary. Fathom Five is a novel by Robert Westall, and is the sequel to The Machine Gunners ().

The book combines elements of spy story with the rites of a passage of teenage life. The characters are now older than in The Machine Gunners, and the themes are appropriate to their transition from boy to man is one of the central aspects of the novel, and Chas is Author: Robert Westall.

The Machine Gunners is Robert Westall's gripping first novel for children set during World War Two and winner of the Carnegie Medal. Now with a brilliant cover look celebrating its fortieth anniversary.

Includes a bonus short story - 'The Haunting of Chas McGill' - and an extended biography of the author. Available formats. The Machine Gunners Book Review (This is a review by my 10 year old son) • Synopsis: The Machine Gunners book is about a young boy called Chas and his friends that all find a German bomber crashed in the woods and there they come across a machine gun and 2, rounds of ammo.

The children put in their own war effort shooting down German planes/5. Characters. Chas is a boy a and goes to the local high school.

He is a normal boy as far as normal goes, and loves collecting war souvenirs. He is witty, and a quick thinker, and these traits are shown all throughout the novel. After Cem saw the machine gun, and after he promised not to tell anybody about it, Chas and C-Jones got to.

Machine Gunners AZ, White Hills, Arizona. 3, likes 6 talking about this. Come experience the ULTIMATE SHOOTING EXPERIENCE LIVE FIRE over 70 5/5. The Machine-Gunners () About book: “Chas McGill had the second best collection of war souvenirs in Garmouth and he desperately wanted it to be the best”Chas is fourteen, living with his Mum and Dad in the Tyneside town of Garmouth.

Whilst the war is sometimes a schoolboys dream of fun - getting souvenirs, missing school, periods of excitement - it is also quite /5(1).

The Machine Gunners is Robert Westall's gripping first novel for children set during World War Two and winner of the Carnegie Medal.

Now with a brilliant cover look celebrating its fortieth anniversary. Includes a bonus short story - 'The Haunting of Chas McGill' - and an extended biography of the author.

show more/5(K). The Machine Gunners, published inwas the first novel written by English childrens and Young Adult author, Robert on his own experiences as a child in Tynemouth during The Blitz, the book is the story of Charles "Chas" McGill, a young schoolboy who collects 'war souvenirs'; pieces of fallen bomb, shrapnel from Anti-Aircraft fire, and other detritus of the.

Description of the book "The Machine Gunners": 'Some bright kid's got a gun and rounds of live ammo. And that gun's no peashooter.

It'll go through a brick wall at a quarter of a mile.' Chas McGill has the second-best collection of war souvenirs in Garmouth, and he desperately wants it to be the best.

When he stumbles across the remains of. The Machine Gunners Robert Westall, Author, Daniel Mark Duffy, Illustrator Harper Teen $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book English children find a.

This book is recommended for readers ages 12 and up. This book was purchased for my personal library. Robert Westall received the following well-deserved awards for The Machine Gunners: CILIP Carnegie Medal Runner-up Guardian Award Boston Globe Horn Book Award Honor Book Preis der Leseratten Author: Alex Baugh.

Listen to The Machine Gunners by Robert Westall, abridged in 10 episodes. Set during World War Two, The Machine Gunners is the story of young Chas McGill and his friends living in. The Paperback of the The Machine Gunners by Robert Westall at Barnes & Noble.

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Preview of The Machine Gunners Summary: Told from the point of view of an adolescent boy, Westall's book gives a fresh and interesting account of the bombings of an English town during World War II.

Constant exposure to the atrocities of war forces the main characters in The Machine Gunners to grow up too quickly. Cemetery Jones Audrey Parton Main Character: Chas Teeth Like Tombstones Has a Boy build Second best "war souvenir" Collector in town The Machine Gunners Character Map Climbs trees, & drainpipes.

He is in Year 9 When in the cemetery, he wears a. A Machine Gunner's Notes, Francepages by Lieutenant Colonel Charles M. DuPuy th Machine Gun Battalion, 79th Division A.E.F. (click the image below to read, or save, the PDF book) Gratefully acknowledged as downloaded from Google Books.

The machine gunners Part 5 of 13 - Duration: gimp0r 11, views. Language: English Location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help. Click to read more about The Machine Gunners by Robert Westall. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. All about The Machine Gunners by Robert Westall.

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Robert Westall. More than a decade after his death, Robert Westall retains his reputation as one of the most powerful writers for children. He was awarded two Carnegie Medals (for The Machine Gunners and The Scarecrows) and used his own childhood experiences of the Second World War in his books.

Robert WestallCited by: Machine Gunners Book Chapter Summaries. How does Robert Westall bring his characters and events to life in " The Machine Gunners'? Robert Westall brings his characters and events to life in the " The Machine Gunners ' by using descriptive and dramatic language.

He uses short paragraphs. Westall would also leave a cliff-hanger in almost 5/5(1).The Machine-Gunners () About book: “Chas McGill had the second best collection of war souvenirs in Garmouth and he desperately wanted it to be the best”Chas is fourteen, living with his Mum and Dad in the Tyneside town of Garmouth.

Whilst the war is sometimes a schoolboys dream of fun - getting souvenirs, missing school, periods of excitement - it is also quite .