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The machine-gunners

Robert Westall

The machine-gunners

by Robert Westall

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Published by Macmillan Education in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Macmillan, 1975.

StatementRobert Westall.
SeriesM books
The Physical Object
Pagination186p. ;
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21282687M
ISBN 100333278682
OCLC/WorldCa12448675

Machine Gunners - Chapter 3 1 - Just as Chas, Cem and Audrey are about to be discovered by Fatty Hardy there is a sudden air raid 2 - A lot of description of what it’s like to be in an air raid including the sound of airplanes, bombs falling, anti aircraft guns and Chas' hatred of . Aug 29,  · s Kids TV Show Split into 13 ~10min parts, cut at the previous keyframe so nothing is missed.

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 terrifying, especially /5(1). With Nazi planes raining bombs on England night after night, every boy in Garmouth has a collection of shrapnel and other war souvenirs. But nothing comes close to the working machine gun Chas McGill pulls out of a downed bomber. While the police search frantically for the missing gun, Chas and his friends build a secret fortress to fight the Germans themselves.

May 07,  · 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 . 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. 5/5(1).


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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 Britain’s shores from the upcoming German invasion/5.

Feb 01,  · 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(). The Machine Gunners [Robert Westall] on egypharmed2018.com *FREE* shipping The machine-gunners book qualifying offers. Robert Westall's gripping Carnegie Medal-winning novel celebrates its 40th anniversary "Some bright kid's got a gun and rounds of live ammo.

And that gun's no pea-shooter. It'll go through a Cited by: Chapter 1 We are introduced to Chas, and we get to know about The machine-gunners book and his hobbies.

Chas tries to steal a plane engine, and fails. Goes off into the woods and finds a. May 01,  · The Machine Gunners [Robert Westall] on egypharmed2018.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Robert Westall's very special and gripping first novel for children, winner of the Carnegie Medal. 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 /5(30).

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 The machine-gunners book, in the industrial north-east of England, which is subjected to terrible bombing raids.

The tea-time call-out is the worst. Jun 15,  · The Machine Gunners is Robert Westall’s first novel about World War II. It is set in the town of Garmouth, a seaside town in northern England.

Though fictional, it is modeled on Tynemouth, the town where Westall grew up during the egypharmed2018.com: Alex Baugh. Robert Westall's very special and gripping first novel for children, winner of the Carnegie egypharmed2018.com 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 published book was The Machine Gunners which won the Carnegie Medal in By Westall had become a full time writer.

He wrote an enormous number of very successful books and became one of the best-selling children’s authors. 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. His first book, The Machine Gunners, won the Carnegie Medal for the year's outstanding children's book by a British subject.

It was named one of the top ten Medal-winning works for the 70th anniversary celebration in Westall also won a second Carnegie (no one has won three), a Smarties Prize, and the once-in-a-lifetime Guardian PrizeChildren: 1 son.

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 popular. Jun 21,  · Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital egypharmed2018.com projects include the Wayback Machine, egypharmed2018.com and egypharmed2018.com Characters.

Chas is a boy aged 14, 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. Alike most of the boys in the Garmouth high school, Chas is very independent.

Every boy has their own worries. The Machine Gunners is one of the best books I've read recently, combinding an intriguing subject matter and a suspenseful, fast-paced plotline into a great read.

I highly recommend it for anyone around the ages of ten to fifteen, though of course this is only a rough guide. This book takes place in a town in Great Britain during World War II.5/5(5). 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. 'The Machine Gunners' was the first book I had published but not the first I wrote.

The first children's book I wrote was 'The Cats of Seroster' which was not published until several years later. Several schools have made the book into a play, and one version (by a school in Bridport, Dorset) has been published and is sometimes performed.

The machine gunners is a brilliant book it is set in the north of england,Tyneside the star character Chas McGill lived in the 2nd world war & his friends Audrey,Cem,Clogger and Nicky the book starts to hook you when Chas,Audrey and Cem find a german machine gun.

Recommend it to anyone.4/5(8). THE MACHINE GUNNERS. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Air raids and night bombing have turned the schoolchildren in the north-of-England town of Garmouth into avid collectors of war souvenirs, but one boy goes a step farther when he gets his hands on a real working machine gun salvaged from a.

Sep 05,  · Classic Children's TV. The Machine Gunners. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the The Machine Gunners, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of country.

Therefore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book.Feb 01,  · This is a review of the Macmillan Collector’s Library hardback edition of the book ‘The Machine Gunners’.

Going away on holiday, I treated myself to a selection of these super little Macmillan Collector’s Library books, all hardcover, with pretty blue covers, gilt page edges and a /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 terrifying, especially.